Firefighters rush to douse flames on common

A HEATHLAND fire swept across parts of Horsell Common on Tuesday afternoon, with local firefighters rushing to the scene. Surrey Fire and Rescue sent one fire engine, five specialist wildfire vehicles and... Read more »

Protecting the rare wildlife of our heathland

SWATHES of heathland such as Chobham, Horsell and Whitmoor commons have helped many survive a difficult year, providing open spaces for fresh air and exercise during the lockdowns. The numbers of people... Read more »

Diggers on the common are improving the habitat

THE appearance of large digger-like vehicles cutting down trees and scrub on Chobham Common may have alarmed nature lovers, but the work is deemed essential to improve the heathland habitat. The national... Read more »