Category Archives: Path

Northern Walk

My fourth walk of the year for the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust will be on Saturday June 17th. This will be a circular walk starting at Swallowfield All Saints Church car park at 10:00 and will be about 7 miles … Continue reading

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Machine Manoeuvres at Moor Green Lakes

Today the volunteers, Stu and I joined Jenny to cut all the paths on her site. In an unprecedented move we arrived with lots of machines, nasher (our ride on brushcutter) and our tractor flail. Thank you to the amazing … Continue reading

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Nurturing a New Path at the Swan Lake Allotments

Last week Jenny, Andrew, the volunteers and I, finished off our project to lay a new path through the allotments. The old muddy central track was pot-holed, so it was good to be able to provide a new raised surface. Andrew … Continue reading

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Swan Lake Path Improvements

Before and after transformation At the beginning of the year Blackwater Valley Rangers and Volunteers began the tough job of improving the path at Swan Lake Park in Sandhurst. With the path at 900m long, 2m wide and a whopping 12 inch ditch to … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes New Bench

Today students Gabriel, Jeremy, Matt and I were out at the lovely Moor Green Lakes with various tasks in mind. The most important of the day was installing a commemorative bench for John Curnow Tanner. It is situated along the … Continue reading

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How to lay a hedge at Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined us at Moor Green Lakes for a spot of hedge-laying. The section of footpath and bridleway at the river end is narrow, so it’s great to open up access and create a living hedge. It turns out that Tony … Continue reading

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Continuing path improvements on Frimley track

This week we are at Frimley track again to finish off the resurfacing. We are having 20 tonnes of aggregate delivered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Each day is a race to get it down before the next delivery. … Continue reading

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