Archive for the ‘Spring Close Lane’ Category

St Dunstans Hill is litter free

by Mary Burstow on 1 July, 2014

Many thanks so Sutton Councils street cleansing team, for doing such a good job picking up the litter along St Dunstans Hill by Spring Close Park, then going down the hill to Church Hill road.  It was beginning to look dreadful.  Most of it come from passers by, just dropping litter.  So far as I […]

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An Amazing Day at Cheam Charter Fair

by Mary Burstow on 18 May, 2014

http://www.tashastearoom.co.uk/ Yesterday was Cheam Charter Fair Day.  What an amazing day it was.  70 Stalls, hundreds of people, beautiful sunshine and a warm happy atmosphere.  The fair has become a very good place for local charities, cubs, scouts and guides, new start up businesses and local traders to promote themselves and raise money.  It is […]

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Tidying up after Cheam Charter Fair

by Mary Burstow on 18 May, 2014

We have been running a revived Cheam Charter Fair on a Saturday for 3 years.  It always starts at 9:00 when St Dunstans School reads out the Charter and dances to Greensleeves.  But what really surprises me is how the fair always just winds down at around 1:00.  By 2:00 the crowds have melted away, […]

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Dead Fox removed from St Dunstans Hill

by Mary Burstow on 9 September, 2013

I spotted a very dead fox on the A217, St Dunstans Hill on Saturday and immediatly reported it to Sutton Council.  I doubt I was the only person to contact the council, on this matter.  I am very pleased to report that by Sunday it had been removed, so thank you to the Council Officers who […]

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Blackberry Picking Time

by Mary Burstow on 7 September, 2013

The hedgrows in Cheam Park, Nonsuch Park and Perrets Field are Full of sweet, lush black berries, ripe and ready for picking I saw some a number of people out with their bags and plastic boxes out collecting them. If you want to really go for “Food for Free”, there is also an early fruiting apple […]

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The Blob has been removed from St Dunstans Hill!

by Mary Burstow on 5 September, 2013

During the summer, Transport for London did an excellent job resurfacing part of the A217, St Dunstans Hill.  Unfortunately as part of thier work, a number of unsightly blobs of tarmac were left on the pavement, which would also be a trip hazzard.  I contacted TFL and asked them to remove the blobs, which they […]

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Burnt out car, Spring Close Lane

by Mary Burstow on 23 June, 2013

I saw a burnt out blue BMW in Spring Close Lane.  I havn’t a clue what the story is.  Was it stolen or abandonded?  The number plate shows it was manufactured in 2009.  It just made me think what a waste of such a lovely car. Either way, it should not be there.  I have contacted […]

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Daffodils on A217, St Dunstans Hill

by Mary Burstow on 19 April, 2013

Spring is at last hear and the Daffodils on St Dunstans Hill, near Spring Close Park have finally come into flower and look just gorgeous. On the downside, the six Blackbirds, which had been a regular visitor in my garden over the Winter have all now left.  I suspect they were Winter Migrants who have […]

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Overhanging Branches on St Dunstans Hill

by Mary Burstow on 10 October, 2012

Am I the only one being driven potty by over hanging branches along the pavement of the A217 by Springclose Park?  Whenever I walk or cycle along this stretch, you have to duck to avoid the branches.  When it is wet it is even worse, as the water laden branches hang down even lower. I […]

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New Dog Poo Sign

by Mary Burstow on 14 July, 2012

I do like this new sign which has been sprayed onto the alleyway near Springclose Lane.  But what a shame that responsible dog owners do not train their dogs to poo on grass, then pick it up in a plastic bag and throw it away in a bin. Indy tried to poo on the pavement […]

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