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Litter picked and snipped

It felt like we were never going to get to the end of our litter picking and snipping back sessions over the last few months. But we eventually got to the little triangle of light at the end. Everything is … Continue reading

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Workshop Day

This was our much-awaited workshop day for young autistic adults. It was also creating our group seating area. Firstly, many thanks to the people who supported us with these two projects. We could not have done it without you. Chris, … Continue reading

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Weekend Workday

We have our young adults with autism workshop, on Wednesday 4th March – more about this later. We had Matt, Tom, Mick, Marcus and myself on our weekender and we carried on chopping back the ground-ivy. It’s a tough job … Continue reading

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All About the Violet

We used to have loads of Common Dog Violets in this area. Unfortunately, we have let the ivy get out of control and it has stopped just about everything else growing. It’s a lot harder to get the stuff up … Continue reading

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More Benches

What a day!! Humping 20kg bags of postfix down a slippy and muddy path is no fun… But Marcus, Reece and myself persevered to make a new bench area around a small pond. We are putting them in too deep, … Continue reading

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We Are Now Squirrel-Proof!

Thanks to a fantastic Father-in-Law, John, we have squirrel-proof feeders and can now offer fat-balls and peanuts. This will save us a lot of money in fat-balls. I just need to remember to bring the right food for them now. … Continue reading

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New Month – New Mission

Aaron, Marcus, Reece, Dave and myself got back to basics this week at the bird-feeder clearing.   We cleared out all the encroaching scrub and plants that had gone over from the summer. We’re a bit late in the year to … Continue reading

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The New Steps Had To Go…

I made an error when putting the new steps in, and for reasons way too complicated to go into here, they had to come out. Thanks to Aaron, Marcus and Reece for helping to dismantle them, and a massive sorry … Continue reading

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Picnic Area

Our new picnic area is starting to shape-up. In my mind’s eye, I can see exactly how this area needs to look.   To get wildflowers to grow we need plenty of sunshine. The bench also needs to be in sunshine, … 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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