Archive for the ‘Village Life’ Category

Fantastic news for Whitehall

by Mary Burstow on 9 July, 2015

Fantastic news!  Whitehall has secured a £1.5m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  This is good news not only for Whitehall, but also Cheam High Street.  The work to the building will bring in many more visitors to Whitehall, to explore the house and find out more about local history. The press release reads: A […]

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Cheam Rotary to host a Tea Party

by Mary Burstow on 11 June, 2015

  Take tea at 3 with Cheam Rotary on Sunday 14 June and join a nationwide celebration to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta On Sunday 14 June at 3pm, to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta (15 June 1215), the clink of teacups will be heard as communities across […]

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NCT Teddy Bears Picnic in Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 9 June, 2015

On Sunday, I was invited as a judge to the NCT Teddy Bears Picnic in Nonsuch Park.  It was a gloriously hot, sunny day. I had the important job of judging the best dressed Teddy Bear, won by Buttons and the Teddy Bear with the best name, won by Nousnous. It was estimated there were […]

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Teddy Bears Picnic Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 4 June, 2015

Cheam Charter Fair

by Mary Burstow on 12 May, 2015

Cheam Charter Fair was held on Saturday in Park Road.  The sun shone, the crowds came and Cheam felt like a true village.  Thank you to everyone who helped make this event such a success, especially the residents of Park Road. It was lovely to see so many new stalls.  Cheam British Legion were here, […]

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Escaped Hedgehogs in Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 11 May, 2015

  Watch out, watch out the hedgies are about!!! 15 escaped sparkly knitted HEDGEHOGS are hiding somewhere in Cheam Village! Grab one of the treasure sheets from many of the local shops, Cheam Library or Whitehall and help find them by writing down the names of all the shops you see them in (or as […]

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Join Friends of Nonsuch

by Mary Burstow on 5 May, 2015

The Friends of Nonsuch Working Party has been in existence since the Friends took over stewardship of the Nonsuch Mansion Service Wing over 20 years ago. All the renovation, improvement and maintenance work at the Service Wing to date has been carried out under the auspices of the Working Party, or where necessary specialist contractors […]

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Trees are flourishing on Cheam Rec

by Mary Burstow on 2 May, 2015

This week, I made a point on checking on all the trees, the community helped plant in Cheam Rec a year and a half ago, to see how they were getting on.  Had they survived last years dry summer and not so wet winter?  How many had come into leaf? I was very pleased to […]

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Cubs, Scouts and Beavers celebrate St Georges Day

by Mary Burstow on 27 April, 2015

On Sunday morning, local Beavers, Cubs and Scouts from across the Borough, met to celebrate St Georges Day.  They met up in Manor Park and marched to Trinity Square. Details of 1st Cheam Scouts can be found here.   Details of 8th Cheam Scouts can be found here.

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New Road Signs?

by Mary Burstow on 12 April, 2015

I spotted this framed road sign in Teddington and thought WOW!!  I would love to see road signs like this in Cheam Village.  What do other peope think? It is quite literally the original road sign, with a picture frame put around it.   Can you help Paul in the General Election Campaign?  There are […]

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