FRIENDS OF THE CANONS, Mitcham

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How much do you care about your local natural environment?

Do you wish that you could enhance that environment, and have a say in how it is managed?

It may surprise you to know that there are many locals who care passionately about such matters, and want to protect those jewels that exist in the London Borough of Merton.

We are all aware of the financial hardships being suffered globally at present, but such problems are insignificant to our wildlife, whose existence depends on the right environment, and a ready food source. In these austere times, Merton borough has reduced its budget for looking after aspects of their parks and gardens, sometimes to the detriment of the natural inhabitants.

With so many people using The Canons on a daily basis, either to enjoy the surroundings, or as access to the Leisure Centre, it would be a travesty to allow such an area to fall into major decline. There has been a growth in the number of