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Benches part 2

Second week of a bit of TLC for our benches. We tightened the nuts and screws on the picnic benches and carried on with staining them. Actually managed to remember a before and after picture this week! We have the … Continue reading

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Benches part 1

This week and next is all about the benches. We stained six so far and next week we will tighten up the joints on the picnic-style ones and give them another coat on the top surfaces. We also put down … Continue reading

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Daily Exercise

We are allowed to take our daily exercise on the greenway and do small tasks like a litter pick or snipping back. Only two people at a time and social distancing must be observed. Today we just snipped back a … 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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Litter-Pick and More

Aaron, Mick and me today. We started at the underpass and worked northwards to The Bear bridge. The Sainsbury’s bag was for the coffee, so considering the ground that we covered, not a lot of litter to pick up. But … Continue reading

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Missing in Action

It was a cold day in March when we lost two of our rakes. Someone had hidden them somewhere “safe” and then couldn’t find them! Today I remembered where I had put them… Welcome back, rakes. It was me, Mick, … 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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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’s a Balancing Act

Trying to balance and spin all the plates on the greenway is tough… A bit like life in general I guess, with so many things pulling at you for time and attention. With the path, it could just be a … Continue reading

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And finally…

….it’s starting to come good. We have reds, blues, pinks, yellows, whites, and purples in our mini-meadow, and a fantastic backdrop in the distance. All this colour will be the annuals in the seed-mix with the perennials taking over in … Continue reading

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