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Archive for April, 2015

18th April 2015

Monday, April 20th, 2015

I echo this re comments 15th April!! Cleared more brambles and shrubbery around the rockery by the figure of eight lake. Others litter picked.

15th April 2015

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Well done to everybody who has transformed the Figure 8. It looks great!!

11th April 2015

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Continued work around the figure of eight lake clearing and digging up the vegetation around the trees. Putting them in a big pile for a bonfire later on in the year.

8th April 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Work took place at the figure of eight lake, cutting the overgrowth down and digging up the brambles.

4th April 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Main group continued work on the rockery remains by the figure of eight lake. Brambles removed and ivy trimmed back. Others litter picked.

1st April 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Cleared brambles from around figure of eight. Paul Sinclair exposed remains of a rockery. This could be a task for the volunteers in the future. Hilly and Bennion manage to dig up two brambles, in two hours between them. Kurt turned up after hour and half and pounced around with his secateurs. Bennion and Hilly […]

28th March 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Group planted hawthorn bushes in the upper park. Others litter picked and pruned bushes.

21st March 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

No ranger on site today, all volunteers went litter picking. Everyone was disappointed there was no communication with volunteers from the rangers. There was an event held in the park at the same time the volunteers were in there. Marion worked on herb garden.

14th March 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Cultivated the ground around where the boat gets launched, also cut back bushes and branches. Others litter picked.

11th March 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Group split today. Some painted metal work on boat house and Glyn careless with paint. New cycling jacket ruined as a consequence! Other group cleared leaves from playground around hydrangeas.