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It Was All Pickaxes And Mattocks Today

Four of us today, swinging pickaxes and mattocks. Oh boy, I can feel my shoulders and arms starting to ache already. Marcus, Paul, Steve and myself made it today. A good turn-out seeing as there was the Cawston Summer Sizzler … Continue reading

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First Workday of 2017

Great workday today. Aaron, John and myself and we cleared a lot of ash saplings in the picnic clearing. Just loads of saplings shooting up. We cut them back and created a habitat pile rather than starting a bonfire and … Continue reading

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Pushing It Back

Good turn-out with Linda, Anna, Wayne, Mick and myself. We had two brush-cutters on the go and really pushed back the summer growth and scrub. We burnt off all the brash as Mick and Wayne cut it back. We just … Continue reading

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Berrybanks is done for now.

A great turn-out today with seven of us. Mick, Aaron, Tim,¬†Sophia, Peter, Janet and me. Basically we just had a mad tidy-up of all the brash from previous workdays, when it was too wet, or time was short, for a … Continue reading

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Professional Help Today

We have finally started to burn off the brash at Berrybanks. We seem to have had quite a few wet days on previous workdays, so we left the brash until it was dry. Today was that day and we got … 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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