Litter Pick Along Watling St Path

We did a bit of litter picking at Rede Common on Saturday. We are pleased to say though that the place wasnt too bad. Afterwards we had a Christmas buffet at Margaret’s.

Open Day

We would like to thank the friends of Rede Common volunteers and all the acts that attended the fun day on Sunday. With over 100 people turning up from 11 am – 3 pm, it was a very fun and eventful day. Adults and children alike loved the birds of prey and the marital arts…

Asda Donation

Thursday 24th August, rob, Rita and Len went down to Asda in Strood to collect a £50 cheque from the community officer following the green token collection. FORC would like to thanks all the people that put green tokens in community collection box.

Repairs to the common

The Friends of Rede Common are please to account that our burnt out bench has been replaced. Norse (Medway) has replaced the perspex  in our notice board and our main vehicle access gate has at long last been fixed and now works properly.

Britain in Bloom Vandalism

The Friends of Rede Common are saddened to announce that we have had vandalism on the Hard Standing. It appears that a gang of people have spoiled all the new plants that we put in at the Sandy Banks Launch that we had over Easter. The tyres that we filled with compost for the plants…

Sandy Banks Launch

Last Saturday 19th April 2014 we launched the sandy banks walk with the 50 year anniversary of the RHS Britain in Bloom. We had over 50 people turn up and we enjoyed a lovely walk around the common which ended up at the container We then planted some seeds which we got from RHS. Also…

Winter Feeding Trial

The winter months can be very productive, but much will depends on the prevailing weather conditions. The familiar resident species will generally remain faithful to the site; the will however, also visit local gardens in search of food. At times the common can appear to be virtually devoid of birds! We have installed a small…

New Base!

Working on a large open site, volunteers had to carry tools everywhere. We found an abandoned wheelbarrow on site which we used to help us get around. Several members took the tools home as we didn’t have anywhere to store them. Sometimes the tools needed would not be available which was very frustrating. We wished…