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 […]
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 […]
Happy Valentine’s Day to our beloved ponds #hampsteadheathponds Help us keep them #freefromcompulsorycharges Thank you to CP, TS, MJ, KW, CH, & AL in the making of this video as well as our generous donors. The City of London, Hampstead Heath landlords, will make a big decision on Feb 24th regarding added and increased charges […]
Our letter objecting to the planned Heath budget cuts was published in this week’s Hampstead & Highgate Express newspaper. See entry for Jan 31st 2021 Press
–Due to Tier 4 restrictions suddenly imposed, this event can no longer take place– Please join us this Sunday December 20th at dusk starting from 3.30 until 4.30pm by the Boating Lake on Millfield Lane, N6 for a winter solstice candlelit vigil where we will use candles and sparklers to spell out SAVE OUR PONDS […]