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Society criticises plans for tall tower blocks on Heath fringes

High buildings seen from Hampstead Heath. Maintaining the openness of the Heath:The skyline to the South and South East of Hampstead Heath is of vital importance to the amenity of Hampstead Heath . It has an immediate impact on long range views over the whole of London from both Parliament Hill and the fields and …

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Society Proposes Nature Corridor to the Heath

Executive Summary: This submission to the 2024 Camden Local Plan consultation is made by the Heath & Hampstead Society with the support of a consortium of local organizations and community groups. It proposes the development of a nature-rich green corridor from Hampstead Heath into Kentish Town through improvements in a chain of five Camden Sites …

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Hampstead Heath ecological grazing trial: sheep back on the Heath

Sheep are part of an ecological trial on Hampstead Heath 11-18 September. If the pilot is successful, animal grazing could be expanded to other areas of the Heath. Grazing is known to play a major role in boosting species-rich wildlife habitats and reducing the use of machinery. Unlike mowing, grazing produces a mosaic of vegetation …

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Scientists ask public to help discover effect of extreme weather on butterflies

Wildlife charity, Butterfly Conservation, is today calling on people across the country to take part in this year’s Big Butterfly Count (14 July – 6 August) to help scientists understand the impact of climate change on our most-loved butterflies. 

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Discover the Best of London Culture at the St Marylebone Festival!

Link to Festival Website Join us at St Marylebone Parish Church for an exciting festival celebration of the rich cultural heritage of Marylebone and our community! From music concerts and opera to free evening lectures and film screenings, our festival has something for everyone. Immerse yourself in the vibrant music scene of London with performances …

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Dog Swimming on The Heath

For dogs, swimming is a great form of exercise and a way to keep cool during the warmer months, but it can create a problem for nature on the Heath. Dog flea and tick treatments contain powerful pesticides. Dogs that have recently been treated with flea and tick products can introduce these chemicals into ponds …

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