Tag Archives: Draycote

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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Last of the Summer Wine…

Last of the Summer Wine – well not quite but the last of the easy days just snipping back the brambles across the path. Marcus, Linda, Mick and myself made it today and we cleared the encroaching bramble from the … 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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Our First Workday Past Potfords Dam.

Bit of a strange one for me, I am just working through a virus that I picked up on Wednesday and really felt out of sorts, so forgive me if it is a bit disjointed, but here goes for our … Continue reading

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What a stinker!!

Eight of us made it today and we started to try and dig channels from the path to the edge, where it drops away, in an attempt to drain all the standing, stagnant, stinky water. It was going nowhere, so … Continue reading

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Update on Sunday’s Workday

I will send a message to the golf club that we have changed venue. If anyone turns up there, they can redirect them to The Bear bridge. I have been in touch with Sustrans (the land owners) and all is … Continue reading

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Draycote to Potford’s Dam

Well what a great first workday getting the path cleared. We had about 15 people turn out and managed to cut the path back so it is now about six foot wide. We did about half a mile, which I … Continue reading

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