Monthly Archives: November 2015

Flailing Around Cambridge Military Hospital

Andrew and George have been busy on two tractors; the BVCP’s new ex-HDC one and the Basingstoke Canal’s one, working on the green corridor space below Cambridge Military Hospital.  They have been using flails to cut back and clear the … Continue reading

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Stepping Up

Over the years the numerous visitors to the Wellington Monument have eroded the sides of the mound, making it slippery and steep to access the top, so recently Mark, George and Ben have been out working hard to make it … Continue reading

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Mucking about in boats at Moor Green Lakes

On Tuesday the volunteers headed over to Moor Green Lakes to cut back lakeside scrub, burn off old brash piles and weed Plover Island. At the end of the task Jenny and Tony Elston had  a chance to muck around … Continue reading

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Repairing machines

On the way back from felling dangerous trees at Hawley Green, student Adam Bates and Mark mended our ride-on-brushcutter Nasher. They re-bolted a small rubber strip which fixes onto the cutting deck skirt and stops debris coming out behind the … Continue reading

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Bamboozling Bamboo at Southwood Woodland

Yesterday the Swiggles (Southwood Volunteers) got stuck in digging up all the invasive bamboo by Pear Trees Cottages.  It was difficult work but great to get it all removed, and we recycled the stems for gardening. I’m also pleased that only a … Continue reading

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Wellesley Woodlands Festival

Despite the weather deciding to throw us a last minute curveball, we still went ahead with the Festival, bringing it inside to the Smith Dorrien – a building which has been beautifully restored as part of the redevelopment of Aldershot. … Continue reading

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Wellesley Woodlands Festival News

Due to the weather forecast for tomorrow, it has been decided to bring the Festival inside at Smith Dorrien House. Activities are FREE and include: Woodland crafts, Face painting, Story Telling, Owl Pellets, Displays of the children’s artwork and historical … Continue reading

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