Category Archives: Swan Lake Park

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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New Signage at Swan Lake Park

I am pleased to announce that the new height barrier and signage have now been installed at Swan Lake Park. The new barrier is designed to reduce antisocial behaviour and ensure those staying on site and keeping equipment on site … 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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Spring has sprung

Up at Swan Lake this morning on a tree safety survey, the tree blossom was blooming on the Blackthorn and wild Crab Apples. Ranger Stuart

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Sinking feeling at Swan Lake

Today I joined Jenny and Charlotte to install a replacement height barrier at Swan Lake. It was a challenging day digging a 1m hole for the slam post to hold the gate open, with an interesting array of large buried … 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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Swan Lake Car Park Up Keep

Last week Laura and I visited Hawley Meadows and Swan Lake to maintain the car parks. Jobs included litter picking, replenishing dog poo bin bags, strimming entrance signs, hedge cutting and spraying the invasive grass. Both car parks now look … Continue reading

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