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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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Last workday until further notice…

Just managed to catch up with my emails and Sustrans are asking for no volunteering that involves social interaction. We can do stuff on an individual basis, but not together. Dave, Marcus and Paul made it this week and we … 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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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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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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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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