Tag Archives: volunteer work

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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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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Another Day at the Office

Victoria, Tom, Marcus and myself managed to cover about half a mile on the trail today. We started at the underpass and worked southwards to the Drummond Road entrance. We are just keeping bramble runners off the path and picking … Continue reading

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How Many Blokes to Move a Bench?

I don’t think any of us had our Weetabix this morning… Moving the bench was such an effort! There it is… Just a few miles away!! Chris, Marcus, Aaron and Paul made the trip down to the end of our … Continue reading

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The Boys Done Good Without Me…

It was a bit weird knowing that there was a workday on the greenway but not being allowed to attend, due to my back still having a load of stitches in. However, it was in safe hands with Aaron, Marcus … Continue reading

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Community Bench

We have our community bench.┬áThis is in the bird-feeder area and the point of it is so people can sit and watch the birds feeding, have a bit of fun recording what they see and most importantly, it gives people … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light…

Let There Be Light was the phrase uttered by Steve when we removed a group of young trees. Indeed, there was light in abundance. A good workday with Steve, Aaron and myself making the late start. The plan was to … Continue reading

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It Was All Pickaxes And Mattocks Today

Four of us today, swinging pickaxes and mattocks. Oh boy, I can feel my shoulders and arms starting to ache already. Marcus, Paul, Steve and myself made it today. A good turn-out seeing as there was the Cawston Summer Sizzler … Continue reading

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