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This is our MEGA wildflower clearing

This is the big one! Kinda the centre of what we are trying to create. All of this has to go. We need to rake off as much of the cuttings as possible and pile them up out of the … Continue reading

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This is where the magic is made

Normally muggins here is too quick to get going so forgets to take before and after photos. Today I remembered. This is our biggest wildflower clearing and we need to get rid of all the plants now that the seeds … Continue reading

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We Have Merchandise

It is true – we have merchandise that is 100% exclusive to Cawston Greenway and if you enjoy the path you can buy a little memento. So far we have a fridge magnet. I will sort out the shop part … Continue reading

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A New Way To Support Us

We haven’t done any fund-raising for a while and looking in the Cawston Greenway petty-cash tin, all I can see is a few random pennies and a button that popped off my trousers after the first lockdown!! We have teamed … Continue reading

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More Work on the Wildflower Clearing

Bit of a shaky video of our new clearing. I have a ton of poppy seeds to sow, along with a lot of other locally-sourced wildflower seeds. Mick, Marcus and me today and it was hard, hard work, which is … Continue reading

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New Month – New Mission

Aaron, Marcus, Reece, Dave and myself got back to basics this week at the bird-feeder clearing.   We cleared out all the encroaching scrub and plants that had gone over from the summer. We’re a bit late in the year to … Continue reading

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The New Steps Had To Go…

I made an error when putting the new steps in, and for reasons way too complicated to go into here, they had to come out. Thanks to Aaron, Marcus and Reece for helping to dismantle them, and a massive sorry … Continue reading

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Base Camp Is Operational

Our base camp opened for the first time today, and was much needed as the rain thrashed down, yet again!! It provided welcome shelter for Marcus, Phil, Aaron, Sharon and myself, plus all of our kit. A Blue Tit was … Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week 2019

Yeah, would you believe it, Volunteers’ Week happens every year and everyone is supposed to thank volunteers for their efforts this week. Marcus, Aaron and myself got loads of thanks this week, as we do every week, so we were … Continue reading

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Litter-pick and Wildflowers

We did a good old litter-pick today on the Berrybanks to Potsford’s Dam section. Victoria, Tom, Mick, Reece and Paul made it to the bird-feeder clearing and we fanned-out from here, after a coffee and catch-up. We have loads of … Continue reading

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