Furzefield Woods Clean Up Day Sat 4th Feb

This Saturday (4th Feb) Surrey Wildlife Trust are seeking local volunteers to help clean up and restore some of this local natural habitat in Furzefield Wood Merstham. The event will start at 10am, meeting at the corner of Laxton Gardens and Radstock Way and finish at 2pm.

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Surrey Wildlife Trust Holding volunteer taster day Sun. 24 Oct

Surrey Wildlife Trust are holding a special ‘Taster Day’ on The Moors, Nutfield Marsh, for anyone who would like to try their hand at nature conservation. Each task is lead by a skilled & experienced leader, who will explain at the start of each task. Volunteers are welcome to stay as long or as short as you like, the full day will finish around 4pm.

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Nominate your environmental champions for Love Where You Live Awards

Do you know someone, or a local group, who litter-picks their local area, makes a special contribution to conserving the borough’s landscape or works hard to improve the local environment for the benefit of everyone? Then why not nominate them for a Love Where You Live Award?

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Should Merstham follow Torbay’s approach to dog fouling problem

Merstham councillors are asking concerned local residents if the Council should follow Torbay’s controversial campaign for tackling dog fouling in Merstham.
Torbay’s successful but controversial campaign featured a hard-hitting image appearing to show a young child eating dog faeces which they found in a playground, with the headline “Children will put anything in their mouths”.

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Get up with the larks to hear early morning birdsong

Merstham residents are invited to join Reigate and Banstead’s countryside rangers to hear in the Dawn Chorus on Redhill Common on Sunday 21st March. Ideal for early birds, an “introduction to the dawn chorus for beginners” gives people a chance to listen to the early morning birdsong and learn to identify which song belongs to which bird.

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Sport Relief comes to Battlebridge – Sunday 21 March

The Battlebridge Sports Ground is set to host one of Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile events on Sunday 21 March and is calling on local people to show their support and sign up to take part.
The event in Battlebridge Lane, Merstham, will feature one, three and six mile routes to raise money for Sport Relief.

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Furzefield Wood New Year’s Tidy Up – Sun 24th

Tired of being snowed in and want to get outdoors and start the year off with a healthy, fun activity…we need your help in Furzefield Wood Merstham.
Get involved with the Surrey Wildlife Trust’s Greenspace Project team and other local volunteers and help make your community in Merstham one of the most hands-on, green-fingered and proud communities in Surrey!

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