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Litter picked and snipped

It felt like we were never going to get to the end of our litter picking and snipping back sessions over the last few months. But we eventually got to the little triangle of light at the end. Everything is … Continue reading

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We Are Back (sort of)

Sustrans have given us the green light to work on the disused railway, but not as a group (unless from the same household) and only to do very light work. A great step forwards. I started at Potford Dam and … Continue reading

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Year kicked off with a litter-pick

Aaron, Reece and myself litter-picked and trimmed back the section from the underpass to the bird-feeders. It was nice to get to the picnic bench and enjoy our weekly coffee. So many people using the path – walkers, joggers and … Continue reading

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We Promised and We Delivered…

We wanted to steer people away from the almost sheer drop, down the side of the Potsford Dam bridge, and instead have a far safer exit point onto Trussell Way. Whilst we had an idea of trying to incorporate the … Continue reading

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Last Summer Workday

It was the last summer workday in 2019, and also, probably the last time that we will go beyond Potsford Dam. The reason for this is because Sustrans are putting in an off-road cycle path from Potsford Dam to Leamington, … Continue reading

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Bilton Grange Takeover

With 22 (I think) youngsters from Bilton Grange Preparatory School in Dunchurch, taking over this week, I was a little apprehensive, to say the least! However, they all worked very hard and very well together. You can see in the … Continue reading

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Winter Project

Today, Marcus, Reece and myself just scoped out what we need to do over the winter to get the reed-bed and the wildflower meadow working together around bench #4. Here is a screen-grab of the area. The red oval is … Continue reading

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Come Rain or Shine…

..the show must go on!! Well, that is what I kept thinking as Marcus and myself got thoroughly drenched on this week’s workday. But another section snipped back and kept clear for all of our users. So it was well … Continue reading

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Today was more about planning than working

We started at Berrybanks and just meandered down to Potford’s Dam and back. There is a bit of litter and dog poo bags that have been thrown into the scrub. This needs to be cleared up and I will bring … Continue reading

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We made safe the path to Cawston Wood

For years people have been asking me if we could do something with the steep path that leads to Cawston Reservoir and Cawston Wood. So today we made it a lot safer by putting in steps. This is pretty much … Continue reading

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