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Dog walkers – your park needs you

If you walk your dog in Bushy Park then you might want to consider joining DogWatch. The scheme is run by the Met Police’s Safer Parks Team. Members of DogWatch receive information from the police about relevant issues such as…

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Water Gardens under repair

A small leak has been discovered in the cascade of the newly restored Water Gardens in Bushy Park. Contractors will be draining the upper pool for investigative and repair works once the problem has been identified. Obviously until fixed, the…

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Last Bushy Telegraph published

The latest and final issue of the Bushy Telegraph (v8) has been published including the following features: Diana Fountain restoration wrap-up Local groups and volunteers General restoration review Facts and figures Water Gardens info The Bushy Telegraph was created to…

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Community rallies against charges

Following the announcement that paves the way for parking charges in Richmond & Bushy Park, campaigners are encouraging anyone opposed to the plans to attend the rally being held at the end of month to make their voices heard. More…

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Parking charges given go-ahead

Breaking news: ministers have just given the go-ahead for the introduction of parking charges in for our local Royal Parks – much to the dismay of park users and campaigners. The charges will be as previously proposed – £1 and…

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Bushy Park set for car parking charges

Margaret Hodge (Minister for Culture and Tourism) is set to give the green-light to impose parking charges in Bushy Park much to the dismay of local residents, park users, societies, councils and MPs who publicly stated their overwhelming objections to…

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Pesky parakeets pay the price

Locals and especially those who visit the park will be familiar with the striking sight and sound of the green ‘ring-necked’ parakeets that inhabit the area. There are thought to be 45,000 of these in the UK with 90% of…

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Bushy parkrun celebrates 5 year milestone

On the distinctly autumnal morning of Saturday 3rd October morning as members of the weekly Bushy parkrun gathered for the 270th run, rows of balloons hinted at the special occasion and there was a spark of excitement and anticipation in…

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Reminder: Water Gardens open today

Bushy Park’s newly restored Water Gardens will re-open to the public Friday 2nd October 2009. The 18th-century Baroque feature has been restored to its former glory with a £780,000 reconstruction project that included archaeological work to dig out the buried…

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Bushy Park restoration project update

Work is really moving along with the £7 million park restoration project that started in 2006. The Pheasantry Welcome Centre opened in September and currently provides visitors with drinks and snacks 9am – 6pm daily. Breakfast is available 9-11:30am, hot…

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