The Friends were set up in 1991 after the destruction caused by the Great Storm of 1987. We are a registered charity helping to look after the commons for the benefit of wildlife and the community. We hope you can help us continue the work.
Founded for ‘... the conservation, maintenance, preservation and peaceful enjoyment for the benefit of the public of the Commons ......in consultation with the Conservators for the Commons...
Please consider becoming a Friend of the Commons and help us look after this fabulous resource of green space in the heart of our town, it's not a lot of money but every penny makes a difference.
As well as funding projects, some of our members assist with volunteer sessions, periodically we arrange social gatherings for the young and those of more mature years. By becoming a member, you will receive regular newsletters full of up-to-date news and interesting information.