Category Archives: Ash Lock

Firewood for sale – Support our Wood Gnomes

As the nights are getting longer and our days are getting colder, I thought its the perfect time to remember the hard working Wood Gnomes of Blackwater Valley. Once a month our dedicated volunteers spend the day processing wood to be sold … Continue reading

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Telephone Issues at Ash Lock

Please be aware that we are currently having issues with our landline.  Please email us if you need to get in contact.  If urgent please ring 07701 020667 which is now the emergency office number until the issue is resolved.

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Tea Break Flutters By

Yesterday I went for a stroll in our front garden at Ash Lock Cottage, a patch of grass just bigger than a tennis court, that we manage as a wildflower hay meadow. I discovered a hidden Field Vole (Microtus agrestis), a Brown Hawker Dragonfly (Aeshna … Continue reading

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Ticks – Staying Safe This Summer

When exploring our lovely countryside, it’s useful to keep up to date and informed about potential risks. Now we’re into the warm summer, one to be aware of is how to keep safe from ticks and reduce the possibility of catching Lyme Disease when you’re … Continue reading

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Small But Mighty Moths

Spring is my favourite time of year. The sun begins to shine and all sorts of wildlife come out of the woodwork (in some cases literally). A welcome sight today (although a bit unusual for a night creature) was a Small … Continue reading

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We’re back!

Great news!  Our phone line is back in operation again!  We’re sorry if you’ve had any difficultly in contacting us in the past couple of weeks, but our fault has been repaired now.

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Tractor trailer gets a new lease of life

I’ve been welding a new back panel on the tractor trailer. It’s also been given a coat of high vis yellow to deter thieves and make it safer for working. Ast. Ranger Mark

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