https://www.hampsteadvillagevoice.com/ Please read the 3 page spread by Tom Frederic on the ‘Corporate Assault of the Ponds’ in the summer 2021 edition of the Hampstead Village Voice, pages 27-29.
Apologies for sound quality during lawyer’s arguments.
Read coverage of the campaign in this week’s Guardian newspaper.
On the 150th Anniversary of the 1871 Hampstead Heath Act, local newspaper, Camden New Journal published an extensive review of how the Act came in to being and how it has benefited communities to this day.
Today, June 29th, marks the 150th anniversary of the 1871 Hampstead Heath Act which preserved the land from being built upon – for future generations of Londoners to enjoy in perpetuity. The current Heath landlords, City of London Corporation, celebrated the occasion with a day of festivities last weekend. We made sure we were also […]
Please join us this Sunday June 27th 2021 from 1-5 pm on the Heath to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Hampstead Heath Act of 1871. #heath150 Meeting point: Parliament Hill Farmers’ Market 1pm. (from where we will move up to Kite Hill and then on to South End Green end of the Heath.) Please […]
Not the most inviting weather but a good, committed turnout. Many thanks to those from all three bathing ponds who ventured across the heath with us to spread the message that compulsory charges have GOT TO GO! Covenants on the land in the Hampstead Heath Act of 1871 – this year being its 150th anniversary […]
In this week’s letters section of the Ham & High Newspaper, F’71 campaigner Judith Perle’s questions the ‘honest broker’ status of the City of London Corporation on the controversial issue of bathing charges at Hampstead Heath. Transparency is notably absent.
City of London’s undemocratic commodification of a vital public health resource during the pandemic is a scandal. These spaces are a public good. by Tom Frederic – 7 min read The Hampstead Heath bathing ponds have been a freely accessible natural public health resource for generations. As part of the Heath’s natural open spaces, Londoners […]