Archive for the ‘Warren Farm’ Category

Can you spare 1 or 2 hours THIS Saturday between 10am and 1pm? Come and join a friendly community group who are helping to restore a local chalk meadow. Warren Farm (part of Nonsuch Park) has been taken over by an invasive weed which needs to be hand pulled to remove it. 95% of our […]

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New Bins for Nonsuch

by Mary Burstow on 16 April, 2015

I am very pleased, that at my request, Nonsuch Park have installed more bins for dog poo bags.  I had been approached by a number of local residents, who told me that there were lots of dog poo bags in the woodland between Nonsuch Park and Warren Farm.  Hopefully the offending dog walkers will now […]

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Come and Volunteer for The Meadow Project

by Mary Burstow on 3 January, 2015

Are you looking for a new challenge in 2015? Do you enjoy working outside in beautiful surroundings as part of a team? The Meadow Project a new volunteering group, with the support of The Woodland Trust and the Joint Management Committee (of Nonsuch Park). We are aiming to restore Warren Farm a chalk grassland and wildflower […]

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Nonsuch Dome – Victory for local residents

by Mary Burstow on 4 December, 2014

Epsom Town planners have turned down the planning application by Nonsuch High School for a Sports Dome, Pavilion, Football pitch and running track. This evening was decision day for the Nonsuch Dome planning application at Epsom Town Hall. The public gallery was packed with local Cheam residents concerned about the planning application and its impact […]

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Nonsuch Dome, the latest

by Mary Burstow on 2 December, 2014

The Nonsuch Dome planning application will be heard at Epsom Town Hall on Thursday 4th December, at a meeting due to start at 7:30pm. The Epsom Planning Councillors, who sit on the committee, visited the site on Saturday.  They were greeted by: Car parks in Nonsuch Park and Nonsuch High School which were full to […]

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Come and join us on the Meadow Project

by Mary Burstow on 14 October, 2014

The Meadow Project will be having its first volunteer day on Sat 18th Oct 10-1pm, Please do join them! It’s a drop in session, so come anytime and feel free to leave if you have to head off. All you need are some waterproof shoes and if you have one, a small hand fork/trowel. Park Run […]

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Tractors in Warren Farm

by Mary Burstow on 14 October, 2014

It must be harvest festival time, because the tractors are in Warren Farm.  One a year the Woodland Trust who own Warren Farm come in and flail the Meadow Land, cutting it back. This year was different, for the first time they used two different flailing machines.  The first was used for the swathes of […]

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Helping out with the Meadow Project in Warren Farm

by Mary Burstow on 1 October, 2014

Sometimes as a Councillor you are asked to do speeches, at other times attend meetings.  But for me the real fun is when I get to role up my sleeves and lend a hand.  On Friday I joined the newly formed Meadow Project in Warren Farm, moving the enormous pile of Golden Rod into the […]

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Indy at Nonsuch Awareness Day

by Mary Burstow on 21 September, 2014

Indy became a Tudor Dog for the morning, when he joined “The Tudor Roses” at Nonsuch Mansion House, for Nonsuch Awareness Day.  The Tudor illusion was rather marred by the trailer in the background!! He then briefly joined Epsom Councils Dog Awareness Stand, to encourage people to pick up their Dog Poos.

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New Benches for Warren Farm

by Mary Burstow on 18 September, 2014

Many thanks to McDonalds for very kindly donating three wooden benches to Warren Farm.  Two have already been installed and a third will hopefully be installed shortly.  I love that they have been positioned, where people can sit and enjoy the views.   You would not have thought this photo was taken on the edge […]

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