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A Mystery in Cherry Tree Wood

One of our members excavated a large metal post buried in the middle of the field earlier in the year, displaying the words “TRACK M”.

We THINK it might be a Metropolitan Waterboard marker of some sort from the 1920’s. If you know any better, please drop us an email!

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Winter Woodworking

The sun shone down on the Friends when they gathered in the woods on December 12th for another volunteering day. About two-dozen volunteers, including young children and grandparents, spent the day building deadwood fencing, picking litter, cutting back Hazel and Hornbeam trees to encourage new growth, and planting over 100 new tree saplings. The trees . . . → Read More: Winter Woodworking

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Make a Difference Day 2010: Orchard Planting in Cherry Tree Wood

On Saturday 23rd October a large group of volunteers met in Cherry Tree Wood to work on a number of conservation and biodiversity projects. The event was organised by the Friends of Cherry Tree Wood and CSV-GO London, and was one of a number of Make a Difference Day events taking place across the Capital, . . . → Read More: Make a Difference Day 2010: Orchard Planting in Cherry Tree Wood

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Winter into Spring

After a glorious autumn, when the wood was ablaze with colour and a temperature of 19 degrees was recorded in early November, we were suddenly greeted with an icy blast from the North bringing snow and plummeting mercury. There was a brief respite from the Arctic conditions in December and this window of opportunity was . . . → Read More: Winter into Spring

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Fun on Family Sports Day with hoop races, curly wurlies and tug of war

Children bounce towards the finish line on their space hoppers

We hosted a family sports day on September 19th, attracting fifty children and their parents.  A crowd of spectators gathered to watch the fun.

Divided into teams, kids of all ages took part in the activities, including egg & spoon, sack and space hopper . . . → Read More: Fun on Family Sports Day with hoop races, curly wurlies and tug of war

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