Category Archives: Path

Mowing Blackwater Meadows

Last week the BVCP Rangers enlisted the help of the Robomower. This time at Blackwater Meadows to reduce the amount of bramble and other scrub taking over the SSSI meadows.   The meadows are designated SSSI because they support rich plant … Continue reading

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Lakeside Bridge Repair

Today I was joined by Bobbie and Sam at the Lakeside Bridge. I have been in talks with Surrey County Council to try to secure funding for the bridge repair at Lakeside Park. Surrey County Council had the bridge surveyed before … Continue reading

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St Georges Road Steps & Path

On Thursday last week I was joined by Mike from the BVCV at St Georges Road to help remove some old redundant rabbit fence. Whilst there we also scraped and blew the path which as you can see from the … Continue reading

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Lakeside Walk report

On Saturday we were greeted with clear skies and a lovely morning for the first of this year’s walk programme. Thirty of us met at Lakeside Park for a six mile ramble which used to be a straightforward walk up … Continue reading

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Heartening Hedge-Laying

Yesterday Jenny, Sam and I completed the hedge-laying we started on Sunday at Moor Green lakes, with a huge turnout of 39 volunteers over the two tasks. We worked on the hedge between the footpath and bridleway down towards the Blackwater River, laying … Continue reading

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Bridge Closure between Shepherds Meadows and the Memorial Park

The footbridge between Shepherds Meadow and the Memorial Park is now closed due to a deterioration of its condition over the winter period.  A new bridge will be installed in the spring.  Please follow the diversion signs on site which will … Continue reading

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Hazardous Tree Felling at Hawley Green & Blackwater

Last Friday most of the Blackwater Valley team were out in Hawley Green to make some dangerous trees safe. Stuart and I conducted a tree survey in December on some of the sites we look after  in Blackwater and Hawley. We identified … Continue reading

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