Category Archives: River

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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Environmental Endeavours

Our continued tasks to remove Floating Pennywort from the Blackwater River, have been recognised by the Environment Agency, who passed on their thanks for all our hard work. We’ve also mapped the distribution to allow us and our partners to better target … Continue reading

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River Restoration in action at Hawley Meadows

Last week Jenny and I popped up to Hawley Meadows to discuss the site management and upcoming tasks. Whilst there we checked on some of the logs we installed in the River Blackwater back in 2012 with the Environment Agency. For Loddon … 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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Rivers Week – A Loddon Catchment Perspective

The Loddon Catchment Partnership (LCP) co-ordinated Rivers Week in September last year, which succeeded in raising the profile of river tasks and delivering habitat and ecological improvements. Since the River Blackwater flows into the River Loddon in Swallowfield, at the northern end of the … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Elves spruce up Tice’s Meadow

On Tuesday Santa’s Elves lent a hand at Tice’s Meadow for our infamous festive task and BBQ. We arrived to a beautiful icy morning overlooking the meadow, and set to work putting up the gazebo. This year was our largest Christmas … Continue reading

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