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  • The Big Camp 2015

    Join us this summer in London and the South East for The Big Camp, your unique opportunity to camp somewhere truly special. For ‘one night only’ on Saturday 18 July, you can take your pick and stay by a river at one of England’s finest arboretums. Or what about in the orchard at a castle, the grounds of Rudyard Kipling’s former home or wake up in front o…

  • Revitalising nature along the River Wandle

    Under the Mayor’s Big Green Fund, we've been working with partners on a series of conservation projects to enrich the important natural and historic features of the River Wandle, which winds through the urban landscape of four South London boroughs.

  • Magna Carta commemorated 800 years on

    Witness to the sealing of Magna Carta by King John in 1215 and saved for the nation in 1929, Runnymede is a historic and tranquil landscape. We celebrate its importance and the impact of Magna Carta 800 years on.

  • Winchester Mill helps visitors explore South Downs

    Visitors to Winchester City Mill can now discover the delights of walking, cycling and days out in the South Downs National Park. A permanent exhibition celebrates the Mill’s exciting new role as the gateway to England’s youngest National Park, which lies just a short cycle ride or walk away.

  • Hopes to rebuild fire-hit Clandon Park

    We’re hopeful that Clandon Park can be rebuilt in some shape or form following the devastating fire which broke out on Wednesday 29 April.

HS2 in the South East

Coombe Hill in Buckinghamshire could be affected by HS2

Coombe Hill in Buckinghamshire could be affected by HS2

The Government are developing a new national high speed rail network (HS2), and we need to do everything in our power to ensure the scheme is as good as possible. We are working with local authorities, parish councils, communities and HS2 Ltd for the best possible mitigation, to minimise impact both on our places and Aylesbury residents.

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