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Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden

Just some news of an event taking place at Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden.  They are holding a:

Plant Hunters Weekend – 25th, 26th & 27th August – 11am – 5pm

Celebrating the lives of some of Britain’s most intrepid plant hunters, Tom and friends are dressed in character to lead a guided tour of the World Garden between 1.30 – 3.30pm – join at any time! Visitors are offered a unique glimpse into the past to experience an authentic plant hunter’s expedition camp, complete with plant presses, roaring fire, porters and canvas tents.

Second Chance Animal Rescue (SCAR) will have some special animals and reptile guests joining us during our garden tour. SCAR expert handlers during the tour will showcase different animals to see amongst the continents to truly bring the tour alive.

Special Event –  Adults – £10. All children FREE entry – (under 15)

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Community Safety Day for Older People

Community Safety DaySome Community news for our readers – there is a Community Safety Day for Older People on Thursday 2nd August 2018.

There will be over 30 organisations in attendance to offer you FREE help and advice on how to stay safe in and out of your homes and to avoid becoming a victim of fraud and scams.

The event is being held at the Community Space inside Sutton Library from 10am – 1pm.

Everybody welcome!

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Tree planting in Cheam Park Recreation area Saturday 24th February

tree plantingAs part of our Community news service, we are pleased to advise that volunteers are required to assist in a major tree planting session in Cheam Park Recreation area on Saturday 24th February 2018.

Come and join Friends of Cheam Park and Cheam and Sutton Rotary Club in planting over 200 trees in Cheam Rec.

We will meet at Cheam Park Café at 10:00 and expect to finish by 1pm

Please bring a spade with you if you have one!

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UK’s Best Park, as voted by YOU! 2017

Voting is now open for UK’s Best Park, as voted by YOU! 2017. The parks nominated within London are listed and you can now vote for your favourite.

Click this button Vote for Cheam park – click the link and scroll down the list to find Cheam Park or your favourite and cast your vote today! Voting closes at 5pm on Friday 3rd November and the winner of UK’s Best Park 2017 will be announced at the Fields in Trust Awards at Lord’s Cricket Ground on Wednesday 29th November.

The listing for Cheam Park reads: “A vibrant park with something for everyone. A playground for children, Fitness Trail for teenagers, paths into meadowland for disabled people, a cafe for Mums, croquet and bowls club for older people and a meadow and newly planted trees for wildlife and finally stunning views of London.”

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Cheam Scream in Cheam Village

Come and support the Cheam Scream, in Cheam Village on Friday 27th October, between 3pm and 5pm.

The Cheam Scream is a fun halloween trail around Cheam Village visiting the shops and business of Cheam looking for treats and sweets. Please come dressed in your best, spookiest outfits! There will be story times, cake decorating, making things, photos, colouring, tattoos, and more! Something for the kids to enjoy!

The money raised from the Cheam Scream, will be spent on something in Cheam Park, which is for the benefit of all Cheams children…we shall have to wait and see what it is!

You can only take place, if you have a wrist band.  You can buy bags and wristbands from Tasha’s Tearoom or Cheam Park Cafe for £2.

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