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Archive for September, 2016

21/9/16

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Worked around the lily yobe lake, tided around the lily lobe lake and weeded and heatened of the posh way. Tony

14/9/16

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

We worked around the visitors center. Dead-heading the vooeo and weeding underneath the vooeo 10-12 noon, it all went well.

7/9/16

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

we barrowed well rotted chippings onto the ground of the forest school area of the park. Barrowed it and raked it along the paths and the inner circle. It went very well. Tony

7/9/16

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

“Tried” to take down poster boards. Great workforce but totally inadequate tools, rubber alien keys that rounded bolt heads, tried to drill cut but provided with masonary bit! Spent most of our time from reception. Paul Hill, Kurt Cooper & other volunteers cleared undergrowth in the upper park, cope area and spread word chips over […]

31/8/16

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Trimmed down dog-hoods at the head of the lower lake to chest height & took out ash trees, thistles and ducks in the bed. Cut back some trees & weeded in the rockery.

27/8/16

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Pauline B, Marion and Paul K weeded on the booth-by ground beds.

Future of Public Parks inquiry

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

The Communities and Local Government Committee has launched an inquiry into public parks to examine the impact of reduced local authority budgets on these open spaces and consider concerns that their existence is under threat. The Committee looks at how parks should be supported now and in the future. This includes studying alternative management and […]

Heritage open days

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Over two hundred visitors were given the opportunity to view inside South Lodge recently as part of the Heritage Open Days scheme.  Having been given a brief talk about the Grand Entrance visitors entered South Lodge where they were told something of its history and uses. The visit also allowed viewing of the Courtyard an […]

6/8/16

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Eric and crew sanded down the benches and pruned bushes by warriors nest. Paul P reinstates paths by the lower lake. Rachael litter picked and Marion and Paul K wedded the booth by ground bed.

3/8/16

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

I was nice to meet all my mates. I enjoy working as a team this improves our friendship may all of us be happy. Thanks Gavin Oakes