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It’s Looking Good!!!

Today I jumped on at Berrybanks and walked down to the bird-box clearing, where I met Mick and Aaron. Picked up about a third of a bag of litter. Some of it was aged stuff and a little bit of … Continue reading

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Bear Litter-Pick

Mick and me finally got down to the bridge that goes over the greenway by The Bear pub. We wandered up to Berrybanks and then back again, picking up as much of the litter that we could reach. It was … Continue reading

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Berrybanks – a plan!

We had a good poke around at Berrybanks today and formulated a plan. The wild strawberry plants are doing ok but the kidney vetch is looking like it is struggling a bit. The sow thistle is rampant but there is … Continue reading

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Cutting Back

I got to Berrybanks on time and thought I was on my own. Rather than start to pull up more Sow Thistle, I just wandered southwards and cut back any brambles that looked like they were heading towards the path. … Continue reading

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Bye-bye Sow Thistle

Three of us today and we set off snipping back any bramble that was creeping onto the path. Aaron went southwards and reached the end of our bit, whilst Mick and myself headed northbound and again. got to the start, … Continue reading

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Today was buzzing – literally!!

Aaron, Mick and me today and we ended up walking down to the end of the greenway (the bit that we look after) and back to Berrybanks. There were butterflies, bees, hoverflies, and all manor of things buzzing around collecting … Continue reading

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Buzzards came to visit us today

Nice to get on the greenway today after a nice holiday last week. Joined by Mick and Aaron and we did all that we could at this time of year, which is keep any sprouting brambles cut back off the … Continue reading

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It’s getting colourful

With the onset of summer, the greenway is starting to become very colourful. It is such a lovely place to be. Myself and Mick spent the morning chopping back brambles and generally keeping it tidy. We have a good variety … Continue reading

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Prickly Start to the Day..

Woucha!! Today we had Mike from Butterfly Conservation, me, Mick, Tim and Mike and we started pulling up the new bramble growth. Boy are they prickly and defensive, but we pulled up loads and roots too. We also got rid … Continue reading

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Messy old job today!!

Me, Mick and Mike made it today. We basically pulled all the brash out of what was the pond, but is now just a muddy bog. We burnt off the smaller branches and made a log pile with the bigger … Continue reading

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