Tag Archives: walking

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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Spring has Sprung

Spring has sprung, right out of a railway carriage. It must have been a bumpy ride for the rest of the journey… Our great friend Andrew has made us five more bird-boxes. We have placed these between Berrybanks and where … 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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New Bench

It seems like an age just talking about it, but this week Marcus, Reece and myself finally got a new bench in. A little bit of background – benches placed between this area and Berrybanks have suffered from vandalism, theft … 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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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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We Promised and We Delivered…

We wanted to steer people away from the almost sheer drop, down the side of the Potsford Dam bridge, and instead have a far safer exit point onto Trussell Way. Whilst we had an idea of trying to incorporate the … Continue reading

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Weekender

Great turn-out for our weekend workday. Tom, Victoria, Tim, Marcus, Aaron and Paul made it to the steps down to the reservoir and we cracked on with replacing the steps that had come loose – which was most of them, … Continue reading

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Visit from the mothership

Great to be joined by David from Sustrans, today. David brought gifts, in the form of cookies and our much needed Lady’s Bedstraw and Hedge Bedstraw seeds. We now have enough seeds to really encourage our Bloody-nosed Beetle population along … Continue reading

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Green Time v. Screen Time

Oh, the irony, sitting here at a screen extolling the virtues of getting away from a screen and replacing it with a bit of green time! It was Marcus and myself again today and we finished the scrub clearance in … Continue reading

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