Category Archives: Swan Lake Park

Car Park Make Over at Swan Lake

Having haycut the meadow last month, it was now time to turn out attention to the car park along with other public areas. There’s always plenty to do! The first task on the list was installing brand new bollards into … Continue reading

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Preparing for Rivers Week

This evening I’ve been inspecting the River Blackwater by Swan Lake Park with the South East Rivers Trust. They are kindly helping us prepare for this years Rivers Week, by supporting us with advice and the necessary Environment Agency applications.  This year we … Continue reading

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Like Finding a Flower in a Haystack

Last week saw the commencement of our annual hay cut. First off, the three meadows over at Swan Lake Park. One of the biggest reasons we deploy this practice every year is to improve the diversity of the wildflower population on … Continue reading

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Read All About It!

Last Friday, volunteer Jeremy joined Assistant Ranger Sam and I to install a brand new information board at Swan Lake Park. This brand new board is located by the new housing development entrance and will welcome everyone onto the site. … 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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