Newsletter archive

Newsletter  no 1 June 2002

In this issue read about:

  • Information re the past use of part of the common
  • Learn more about a mountain plant called Bilberry
  • Information re Midhurst common’s boundaries and extent

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Newsletter 1 - June 2002 - A reminder of a past use of part of the common

Newsletter 1 – June 2002 – A reminder of a past use of part of the common

 


 

Newsletter no 2 October 2002

In this issue read about:

  • Government approves new cemetery on Midurst Common
  • Bird life on Midhurst Common: Nightjar and the Woodlark

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Newsletter no 2 October 2002


 

Newsletter no 3 March 2003

In this issue read about:

  • View on the common picture postcard was sent from Midhurst during the reign of Edward VII

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Newsletter no 3 March 2003


 

Newsletter no 4 October 2003

In this issue read about:

  • Continental invaders on the Health – Scots pine or Scots fir

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Newsletter no 4 October 2003


 

Newsletter no 5 March 2004

In this issue read about:

  • Heathland reclamation Midhurst Common
  • Learn more about Yellow Loosestrife, Hare’s-tail Cotton-grass

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Newsletter no 5 March 2004


 

Newsletter no 6 October 2004

In this issue read about:

  • Orchids in the sandpit: Autumn ladies tresses orchid

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Newsletter no 6 October 2004

 


Newsletter no 7

In this issue read about:

  • Orchids in the sandpit: Autumn ladies tresses orchid

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Newsletter no 7


 

Newsletter no 8

In this issue read about:

  • Orchids in the sandpit: Autumn ladies tresses orchid

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A long-lost inhabitant of common rediscovered, Sheep's-bit reappears after 12 years

A long-lost inhabitant of common rediscovered, Sheep’s-bit reappears after 12 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter no 8 part 2 of 2 October 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Newsletter no 9 part 1 of 2 April 2006

In this issue read about:

  • Right to roam learn more about CROW (Countryside and Rights of Way) Act 2000

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Newsletter no 9 part 1 of 2 April 2006 - Our right to roam

Our right to roam


Newsletter 10 Autumn 2006

In this issue read about:

  • Old sand pit what can be found in the Autumn, Green Sandpiper, Bell Heather and Dwarf Gorse

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Green sandpiper on spring passage 1995, east end of sandpit

Green sandpiper on spring passage 1995, east end of sandpit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter no 10 part 2 of 2 Autumn 2006

Newsletter no 10 part 2 of 2 Autumn 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Newsletter no 11 April 2007

In this issue read about:

  • Where is the lost common and why it is lost?

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Where is the lost common and why is it lost?

Where is the lost common and why is it lost?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter no 11 part 2 of 2 April 2007

Newsletter no 11 part 2 of 2 April 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Newsletter no 12 September 2007

In this issue read about:

  • What’s special about heather anyway? The mining bee Colletes succinctus only collects pollen from the flowers of Heather read more see below

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Heather

Heather

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter no 12 part 2 of 2 September 2007

Newsletter no 12 part 2 of 2 September 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Newsletter no 13 April 2008

In this issue read about:

  • Animals have been used in grazing in many commons up and down the country read more

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Newsletter no 13 April 2008


Newsletter  no 14 September 2008

In this issue read about:

  • The pace of change see 1913 picture postcard of Midhurst Common

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The pace of change - Newsletter no 14 part 1 of 2 September 2008

The pace of change

Newsletter no 14 part 2 of 2 September 2008

Newsletter no 14 part 2 of 2 September 2008


Newsletter no 15 April 2009

In this issue read about:

  • Sunset Hill sees the sun once more

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Sunset hill sees the sun once more

Sunset hill sees the sun once more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunset hill

Sunset hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Newsletter no 16 September 2009

In this issue read about:

  • Learn about Fly Agaric Toadstool on Midurst Common
  • See photo record of Sunset Hill
  • Midhurst History: The last dying speech of Highwaymen William and Robert Drewett, hanged for robbery at North Health Midhurst

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Fly agaric toadstool on Midhurst common Newsletter no 16 part 1 of 4 September 2009

Fly agaric toadstool on Midhurst common
Newsletter no 16 part 1 of 4 September 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earthstar fungi

Earthstar fungi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter no 16 part 3 of 4 September 2009

Newsletter no 16 part 3 of 4 September 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The dying speech of Highwaymen William and Robert Drewett

The dying speech of Highwaymen William and Robert Drewett

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Newsletter no 17 April 2010

In this issue read about:

  • Who planted the trees?

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Newsletter no 17 part 1 of 4 April 2010

Who planted all those trees in the first place?

Newsletter no 17 part 2 of 4 April 2010

Newsletter no 17 part 2 of 4 April 2010

Newsletter no 17 part 3 of 4 April 2010

Newsletter no 17 part 3 of 4 April 2010

Newsletter no 17 part 4 of 4 April 2010

Newsletter no 17 part 4 of 4 April 2010


Newsletter no 18 October 2010

In this issue read about:

  • When the Rook cries like the Gull

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When the Rook cries like the Gull

When the Rook cries like the Gull

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter no 18 part 2 of 2 October 2010

Newsletter no 18 part 2 of 2 October 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Newsletter no 19 May 2011 N 11

In this issue read about:

  • A ventriloquist at Dusk learn more
  • Where did all that timber go?

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Newsletter no 19 May 2011 N 11


Newsletter no 20 September 2011

In this issue read about:

  • What is the Management plan for Midhurst Common

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Newsletter no 20 part 1 of 2 September 2011

Newsletter no 20 part 1 of 2 September 2011

Newsletter no 20 part 2 of 2 September 2011

Newsletter no 20 part 2 of 2 September 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Newsletter no 21 Spring 2012

In this issue read about:

  • Introduction to surveying Midhurst Common
  • Management plan in progress update
  • Sunset Hill update

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Introduction surveying

Introduction surveying

Newsletter no 21 part 2 of 2 September 2011

Newsletter no 21 part 2 of 2 September 2012


Newsletter no 22 Summer 2012

In this issue read about:

  • Clearance of the Boundary bank

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Newsletter 22 Summer 2012 - Survey and boundary bank

Newsletter 22 Summer 2012 – Survey and boundary bank

Newsletter no 22 part 2 of 2 Summer 2012

Newsletter no 22 part 2 of 2 Summer 2012


Newsletter no 23 Autumn 2012

In this issue read about:

  • The value of the Heathland

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The value of heathland

The value of heathland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletter no 23 part 2 of 2 Autumn 2012

Newsletter no 23 part 2 of 2 Autumn 2012


Newsletter no 24 Spring 2013

In this issue read about:

  • Boundary bank clearance

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Newsletter no 24 Spring 2013


Newsletter no 25

In this issue read about:

  • Jewels of the common – Small Copper Butterfly

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Newsletter no 25


Newsletter no 26

In this issue read about:

  • Return of the Kingfisher

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Newsletter no 26

 


Newsletter no 27

In this issue read about:

  • Text New Pond allotment weeds: Two Wild Pansies and Ribwort Plantain

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Newsletter no 27