Tag Archives: Railway path

Welcome to Season 13

Yes, you read that right – this is the thirteenth year of us lot doing the path!! That’s three more than the hit TV series, Friends. Today was graft! Hard graft!! We need to clear the ridge of higher ground … Continue reading

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Two Abreast

One thing that we learned this year and last, is that the path works so much better when it is wide. This is because it feels far less intimidating if people can see 100 metres or so ahead of themselves … 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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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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