Category Archives: Access

Wonky Wellesley Wood

Last week Jenny and I headed out to Rushmoor Bottom to fell a couple of tall birch trees which had tipped over and become hung up over the path. The combined root plate had heaved over, so it made the … Continue reading

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New Volunteer Programme Feb 2019

Please follow the link to the new volunteer programme, which covers tasks run in the Blackwater Valley area during February. bvcp volunteer task programme feb 2019 If you have any questions about the tasks, please call 01252 331 353 or … Continue reading

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Stepping to it at Rowhill

Last Thursday we were tasked with replacing some steps at Rowhill; even though we had a brief snow shower in the morning it did not deter our volunteers.  In the cold we soon warmed up ripping out the old steps, … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the view

This winter the Blackwater Valley crew returned to Darby Green Pond to follow up on the success of last years tasks. The Parrot’s Feather we began removing in 2017 has been significantly fought back. The volunteers doned the waterproof gloves … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Today Bobbie & I headed down to Rowhill for a spot of playing with chainsaws and a winch to clear windthrown ash trees, that were hung up over one of the paths. Thank you very much to James for lending … Continue reading

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Claycart Steps and Revetment

Last Thursday, on a very frosty morning, Stu and myself were at Claycart with Mike and Paul to install some steps. This is part of ongoing work at Wellesley to improve the safety of the site as more people use it … Continue reading

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Bowling Bollards at Ash Green Meadows

On  Tuesday Bobbie &  Stu were joined by a gaggle of BVCP volunteers who kindly lent a hand working on the byeways leading to Ash Green Meadows. Working closely with Surrey Public Rights of Way team,  they removed redundant bollard … Continue reading

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