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PLANNING ADVICE ON
USEFUL LOCAL INFORMATION & LINKS
(Things to do, join and help with)
AND ITS COMMON
(See also our Community Page)
RRA Litter Pick
Saturday 7 April at 2pm to 3.30pm
Come and help clear some of the litter on wood and farmland in Riddlesdown. Meet at the bottom of Dunmail Drive, at the junction with Mitchley Hill.
On Wednesday 11 April 2018 at 7.30pm in St Edmund’s Church Hall, Mitchley Ave.
Crime Prevention Event
In view of the recent spike in residential burglaries, and theft from (and of) motor vehicles, in both the Sanderstead and Purley Wards, the RRA has organised with the Police Safer Neighbourhood teams, a Crime Prevention Event at St Edmund's Church Hall, Mitchley Ave, on Saturday 21 April. This will be from 10.45 am to 1.45pm. This event is for residents living in the RRA area.
It is a chance to come along to discuss with Police Officers how best to protect your home and to share a tea or coffee with your neighbours.
Events Diary For City Of London Commons
Coulsdon, Kenley, Farthing Downs, Riddlesdown, Spring Park, West Wickham. City of London Commons website Link
Note: It is suggested that a check is made first that an event is definitely taking place by contacting the details of relevant websites and / or phone numbers etc, first, before travelling. Please ring or email for more details. Telephone:01372 279083 or Email:
Riddlesdown & Coulsdon Commons
Clean for the Commons
We are taking part in the nationwide British Spring Clean campaign under our own slogan "Clean for the Commons". Help us to pick litter across your local Common and get ready for spring. We will provide bags, pickers and refreshments afterwards.
Come along and join us between 10am-
Sunday 18 March -
Booking required: 01372 279083
Egg rolling competition, Coulsdon Common
Easter Sunday 1 April 2018, 1pm-
Come and join our fantastic egg rolling competition! You will decorate eggs, keep one to take home and roll the other one down a massive hill to see if you can be the winner! Delicious prizes for everyone taking part.
Suggested donation: £3 per child
Please note there is no parking available in front of the office, we recommend to park on Hayes Lane and walk across Coulsdon Common (5-
Kenley Common Open Day, Kenley Common (Main Common)
Easter Monday 2 April 2018, 11am -
Why not bring a picnic and join the ranger and our Kenley volunteers for a Bank Holiday of countryside fun! We will set up the charcoal kiln and you will be able to buy charcoal made on the Common. Join us for a variety of different activities for the whole family such as the self-
No booking necessary, just come along (signs will be displayed on the day).
Sunday 21 January 2018, 10am-
West Wickham Commons
Easter eggshell painting, Spring Park
Sunday 25 March 2018, 1pm-
Come along and decorate your own Easter tree to take home. We will be painting eggshells and create little bunnies and daffodils. Suitable for children at age 4 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event.
Suggested donation: £3 per child.
Good Friday 30 March, 10am-
Maintenance work: clear bramble along the fence by the pond, fill gaps in the hedges across the meadow.
Estate Team Volunteers
Mondays, 10am, Estate Office
Would you like to help look after gates, signs, noticeboards and other infrastructure of the Common? Then our estate team is the volunteer group for you. Tel 01372 279083.
Riddlesdown Common -
Sanderstead SNT Police Meeting
The next ‘Ward Panel Public Meeting’ will be held at Riddlesdown Collegiate, Honister Heights, on Thursday 26 April 2018 at 6.30pm.
Purley SNT Police Meeting
The next ‘Ward Panel Public Meeting’ will be held at Purley Fire Station, 128 Brighton Rd, Purley, on Wednesday 21 March 2018 at 7.00pm.