Tag Archives: mental health

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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It feels like, another workday – another bench…

The aim is to get a bench in every 500 meters or so. It just gives people the chance to sit down and enjoy the surroundings. The benches are designed to be quite short because we don’t want groups of … 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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Putting our mark on the Earth

Well, we did that alright. To plant a tree for the next generation or two to enjoy, is a good thing. Kerrie, David, Marcus and Paul planted about 55 tree saplings. It is pretty cool to think about how we … Continue reading

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Taking Green to the Extreme!

We have been keeping this path clear, open and as a nice nature-walk for about ten years now. We have had a lot of people pass through, joining work parties for a few weeks, a few months, a few years, … Continue reading

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A Long Walk….

I had a job on in Woodlands, close to Sainsbury’s, on Wednesday morning so I gave myself a good 25 minutes to walk from that to the greenway – 45 minutes later I got there, totally knackered – and no … Continue reading

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Basecamp Operational

With the forecast rain, I thought it would be a good idea to put up some cover. Thankfully Marcus and Aaron came along to assist. As it happened, the monsoon held off until the afternoon! It’s always good fun to … 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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“More Than Just a Path…”

Bit of a weird one this week!!! Marcus, Reece, and myself and an unannounced visit from Sustrans volunteer Nick (Sustrans Volunteer Co-ordinator). No work done but just talked about some issues around steps, falling down the hazardous slope down the … Continue reading

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