News

Muslim Burial Ground receives Heritage Funding

The Muslim Burial Ground on Horsell Common, located just off of Monument Road in Woking, is to receive much needed repairs following an announcement by English Heritage that they will fund up to 80% of the cost.

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Bedser Trail opened by Ken Schofield CBE

After 3 years in construction, The Bedser Trail has been officially opened by Ken Schofield CBE in a recent ceremony on Woodham Common.

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Plans for a wetland centre develop as Mushroom Farm demolition nears completion

The Horsell Common Preservation Society (HCPS) has engaged The Wildfowl and Wetland Trust at Slimbridge, in Gloucestershire, to design a wetland habitat for its new headquarters and visitor centre at Heather Farm

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HCPS hosts International Nature Camp

A group of international students came to Woking last week to participate in this year’s tri-national nature camp, which had been organised by Woking Borough Council.

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Belties on Grasslands

Once again we will be grazing parts of Horsell Common during the summer months to assist us with conservation management.

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HCPS acquires Heather Farm

Most of a 17-acre site will be restored to green belt land for community, environmental and charity use following a major agreement between McLaren and Horsell Common Preservation Society

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Heather Farm Dumped from the Surrey Waste Plan?

There has been a major development in the long-running saga of Heather Farm (The Mushroom Farm) and its inclusion in the Surrey Waste Plan.

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Forestry Clearance on the Triangle and Grasslands Common

Work has commenced on the clearance of trees and scrub on the Triangle between Littlewick Road and Station Road, and on Grasslands

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Sightings of Silver Studded Blue Butterflies

So far 2009 has been a very pleasing year regarding the Silver Studded Blue Butterfly (SSB) on Horsell Common

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Launch of Pegasus

Horsell Common's gift to Woking: Pegasus - sculpted from a magnificent 250-year old Oak has been completed on Broomhall Common, opposite the Brewery Road car park

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