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Pitch Hill car park No.3 closure

Pitch Hill car park No.3 closure

Please note that due to the car park being used a film location base, the Pitch Hill car park No. 3 will be closed from Sunday 22nd April to Saturday 28th April inclusive. Please could you use alternative car parks, thank you.

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Surrey Slog MABAC

22nd July 2018 Running event, based from Duke of Kent school. Runners on Holmbury and Pitch Hill

Holmbury Bonfire Boys' Summer BBQ

Saturday 30th June 2018  
Details to follow as soon as we have them, but pencil in the date!

Albury Produce Show

Saturday 21st July 2018
Our volunteers help staff the entry gates and show tent and FotH receives a generous donation from the show

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Proposal to close Cranleigh Refuse centre

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One of our biggest issues on the Hurtwood is fly tipping. We have 14 car parks, and not a week goes by without at least one of them having fly-tip dumped in it. Closing local waste recycling centres (including our nearest one in Cranleigh) is certainly not going to help. Please sign and share, especially if you live in Surrey.

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Inspiring Views Project

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Funded by The Mittal Foundation, Surrey Hills Arts are commissioning five artists from the region to create artworks inspired by far reaching views across the Greensand Way. Three of these artworks will be on the Hurtwood, at Holmbury Hil, Reynards Hill and Winterfold. These artworks will respond to the location and incorporate seating providing a reason to visit, pause and appreciate the outstanding view. Each will be beautifully crafted, innovative in design and relevant to the sense of…

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Holmbury's First World War Secret

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Did you know there was a WWI German prisoner of war camp on Holmbury Hill. (If you attended the Friends speaking event 2 years ago you do!) Amazingly, the remains of the PoW camp can still be seen on the plateau just above the Glade, if you know how to find them. Many of us regularly walk our dogs or cycle past the site without even a knowing it is there. Following the recent archaeology survey (and with the help of Keith Winser), the story of Holmbury’s PoW camp is now told through a popular…

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