The Sandy Banks Walk

The Sandy Banks Walk shown takes you through woodland and across several meadows. Friends of Rede Common implemented this walk so people new to the nature reserve could explore without getting lost. Check out our page on the walk to find out more.

Cyclamen in the woods!

After our last comittee meeting we ventured into the woods to identify areas that needed sorting for our community cleanup event next month. We were very pleased to spot some cyclamen growing naturally in the woods. Cyclamen require excellent drainage to thrive, so it’s the key to growing perfect examples. Dappled shade Read more…

Meetup 19th June 2021

It was nice and sunny and not too hot on the common when we swept and litter picked on the Watling Street pathway. We then headed down into the woodland area to cut back the pathway entrances. Many had overhanging branches and excess foliage which makes it difficult for people Read more…

What3Words

Every 3 metre square of the world has been given a unique combination of three words. This is the address of our main entrance. But remember every 3m square of land on the common also has its own unique three words. If you have any issues on the common, let Read more…

April Meetup

April has been the first time this year that volunteers could all meet together for a walk around the common. We managed to get lots done from litter picking and cutting overhanging branches to cleaning signs and meeting with locals to discuss issues. This morning was more of a catch-up Read more…

Fly Tipping

Fly tipping is becoming an increasing problem on greenspaces. Fly-tipping poses a threat to humans and wildlife, damages our environment, and spoils our enjoyment of our towns and countryside. We are now seeing dropped drinks cans on pathways from people that have walked around the common. There are large quantities Read more…