Conservation at Palewell

Conservation at Palewell The Friends, in partnership with LBRuT and The Conservation Volunteers, recently held a very successful Conservation Day on Palewell Common with a great turn out of volunteers. In particular, a huge amount of work was done on the frog pond, which now has two formidable dead hedges around its sides and is…

Spend Time In Nature Is Good For You!

Study confirms what the Friends of Palewell Common have always believed- that spending time in nature is good for you! A good opportunity to remind you that we are blessed at Palewell with beautiful outdoor space and woodland, and that we hold regular conservation events throughout the year- brilliant for spending time in nature and…

A Successful Egg Hunt

Thanks to Bernard for organising the Egg Hunt on Sunday. We were blessed with blue skies and a great turnout! Much fun was had ūüôā The FOPC

A Successful Litter Pick

A successful morning¬† was had at the weekend as The Friends and our wonderful local community chipped in to help out with the Great British Spring Clean Litter Pick up which was held in various locations all over the UK. A huge thumbs up to those of you who could help us out on the…

Great British Spring Clean litter pick up!

“On Saturday 6 April at 12 noon, the Friends of Palewell Common will be joining in the Great British Spring Clean and tidying up Palewell Common ready for the summer. We would love volunteers to join us- kids welcome if supervised! Litter picks and bags will be provided but you may want to bring your…

Conservation Volunteer Day February 2019

The Friends held a great conservation day on the Common at the end of February, supported by TCV (The Conservation Volunteers). A good number of local volunteers were there- encouraged by the bright early Spring sunshine. We planted about 75 water loving indigenous plants on the new scrape. These plants were funded by a donation…

Frogs At Palewell

Our pond is currently teeming with frog spawn, and if you look closely, a shy frog! A great time to take your little ones for a walk in the woods!‚ÄĚ   We look forward to seeing you there, ribbit!

Exciting News From Palewell Pentanque

Palewell Petanque Goes To France   Palewell¬†Petanque¬†were selected by Richmond in Europe Association (REA) to take part in an international competition in Fontainbleue, France (twin town with¬†Richmond) to celebrate the Club de Boules 50th anniversary. A party of six led by Len Griffiths had two days of¬†fierce competition collecting two trophies,¬†winning third prize in¬†the triples…

Palewells Paddling Pool Will Be Splashable!

Have A Splish Splash Weekend! Good news has arrived and that is that this bank holiday weekend, the children’s paddling pool ‘should’ be filled by Saturday for tiny toes to dip in to. Paddling Pool Guidance: Please can smaller children not toilet trained wear waterproof/swim nappies If you see anything in the water that ‘shouldn’t…

Easter Tennis Camp at Palewell Common

Daily Tennis Classes During The Easter Break, Sign Up Now! There’s still time to get involved with the Easter Tennis Camp at Palewell Common. Classes run daily from¬†3-13 April¬†and are a great opportunity for your kids to learn tennis, make new friends and win prizes! For more information and to book contact¬†info@sheenparkstennis.co.uk¬† ¬†or click here:¬†…