Tag Archives: volunteer work

Weekender Plus

We had our weekender where youngsters can get some of their Duke of Edinburgh Award volunteer hours under their belts. We did a bit more clearing of ivy, seeding with a wildflower mix, and litter picking. The wildflower seed mix … Continue reading

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Oh Dear…

Oh dear… It looks like we’ve created a naughty bench for misbehaving Cawstoners!! But actually, it’s a view to sit at and absolutely adore. I love it and always have done. Here is our YouTube of the view. I hope … Continue reading

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Another day up the ladder…

We have eight bird nesting boxes up on the section south of the birdfeeder clearing. Two are rescue boxes that have been attacked by woodpeckers, and six are new boxes. They are high up and all face a north to … Continue reading

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Reschedule

Waiting for the metal plates to go on the front of the nesting boxes around The Bear pub. They have been despatched but no sign of them so we had to reschedule. The plates have a 28mm hole and the … Continue reading

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Thank You Patrons

Our generous Patrons are making a lot happen on the path at the moment. The big things are the new bird nesting boxes, the new bird feeders and food for the feeders, the stain for the benches, wildflower seeds that … Continue reading

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Nesting Boxes

We are way behind the curve with the nesting boxes. Mainly due to stocking issues, not having a ladder, and generally with everything getting pushed back due to the restrictions in place last year. But mostly to me having a … Continue reading

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The Vision

Sometimes it is good to pause and remember the vision that we had some 13 years ago. The railway line was not a path back then. It was an unofficial dump. We spent hours, days, weeks and even years just … Continue reading

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A Path For Everyone

The path cannot be just a nature reserve, or just a dog walking route, or just a mountain-biking trail, or just a walkers’ ramble. It has to be able to cater for everyone, hence the tagline – “more than just … Continue reading

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So Much To Unpack This Week

Grab a cuppa, I get the feeling this is gonna be a long one… We had our weekender on Sunday and thirteen of us made it. We litter-picked from Berrybanks to the bird feeder clearing and back again. It was … Continue reading

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New Growth

I walked down to the bird feeders today to refill them. The whole of the path in the cutting is really pushed back to what feels like the extreme. There is method to what appears to be madness, so don’t … Continue reading

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