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We made safe the path to Cawston Wood

For years people have been asking me if we could do something with the steep path that leads to Cawston Reservoir and Cawston Wood. So today we made it a lot safer by putting in steps. This is pretty much … Continue reading

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We recovered our wild strawberry!!

Our wild strawberry was doomed, or so I thought. But no! It has been quietly thriving, spreading and growing underneath all the thistles that suddenly came up at Berrybanks. We need to find the rest of it and release it … Continue reading

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A Hand-Made Bench…

A hand-made bench – or hand-assembled, because some muppet forgot to put the electric screwdrivers on charge beforehand. We were forced to take turns on the rubbish screwdriver that only just fitted the screws. To say it was an easy … Continue reading

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Scrub Clearance

Good day today with Aaron, Reece and myself chopping a load of this scrub out. We thought it would be a nice feature in the summer, last season, and tried to create a path around the back of it. However, … Continue reading

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Awfully Slow Progress!!!

Mick, Aaron and me down at Berrybanks again today. It is slow and hard work and we are literally inching along at a painfully slow pace. This is where we are at, a nice V shape with a flat bottom. … Continue reading

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Draycote Workday CHANGE OF PLAN

MASSIVE CHANGE OF PLAN WITH THE WORKDAY ON SUNDAY 9th OCTOBER: We will not have a Habitat Management Plan in place, or the license agreement from Sustrans before next workday. Without these two things we cannot continue on the section … Continue reading

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Wet Day

Soggy old morning, made worse because we are clearing trees that are over large muddy puddles. The good thing is that the bits done in previous weeks are no longer puddled. Curious Robin came to have a look at what … Continue reading

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