Tag Archives: Lakeside

Lakeside Walk report

On Saturday we were greeted with clear skies and a lovely morning for the first of this year’s walk programme. Thirty of us met at Lakeside Park for a six mile ramble which used to be a straightforward walk up … Continue reading

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A lovely start to 2017

My first day back after Christmas and New Year was very cold but beautiful. The volunteers and I were clearing and burning Willow at Lakeside Park to open up the edges of the lake. Guilford Borough Council Ranger John had … Continue reading

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A step in the right direction 

On Friday a mixed group of staff, students and volunteers tackled the old steps at Lakeside. They were slowly falling in to disrepair and needed some attention.  Stu had a master plan which luckily avoided us moving the great slabs … Continue reading

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Blackwater Valley Volunteers out in force at Lakeside

Yesterday I was joined by 16 of Blackwater Valleys finest volunteers for a full on day of willow bashing and chipping around the meadow. During the spring/ summer the meadow is lovely and boasts a beautiful display of Orchids and … Continue reading

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Wet Tuesday Volunteer Task

28th May Volunteer task was held at Lakeside, with a hardy bunch of eight volunteers turning up for cutting back the path in the pouring rain. Everyone worked very hard, we managed to repair and replace all the missing rails … Continue reading

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