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It feels like, another workday – another bench…

The aim is to get a bench in every 500 meters or so. It just gives people the chance to sit down and enjoy the surroundings. The benches are designed to be quite short because we don’t want groups of … Continue reading

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More Benches

What a day!! Humping 20kg bags of postfix down a slippy and muddy path is no fun… But Marcus, Reece and myself persevered to make a new bench area around a small pond. We are putting them in too deep, … Continue reading

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Putting our mark on the Earth

Well, we did that alright. To plant a tree for the next generation or two to enjoy, is a good thing. Kerrie, David, Marcus and Paul planted about 55 tree saplings. It is pretty cool to think about how we … 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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“More Than Just a Path…”

Bit of a weird one this week!!! Marcus, Reece, and myself and an unannounced visit from Sustrans volunteer Nick (Sustrans Volunteer Co-ordinator). No work done but just talked about some issues around steps, falling down the hazardous slope down the … 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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Complementary Colours

It was like nature had put out the bunting to welcome Reece, Marcus and myself back to Berrybanks, a rather appealing purple and yellow theme, and the butterflies loved it too. An attractive mixture of St. John’s Wort and Tufted … Continue reading

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It was worth waiting for…

What was worth waiting for? The banana loaf cake that Marcus had promised last week, but we got rained off, so Reece, Marcus, Aaron and myself had to wait until this week. It was delicious, it was so yummy I … Continue reading

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