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Tame Tractor Test

Today Jenny and I have undertaken our 2 hour tractor assessment, which has been the culmination of over 5 days of training. I don’t think either of us realised there was so much to learn. We have used both our Kubota … Continue reading

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Christmas Task

On Tuesday all 34 of us descended on the Wellington Monument in Rushmoor Bottom in Aldershot for our annual Christmas Task and BBQ. With so many willing helpers (including four Special Protected Area Wardens) we were able to clear a … Continue reading

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Adroit Tractor Training

Jenny, I and Jo from the Yateley Team of Hampshire County Council have been training on our shared tractors, first on the baby Kubota then on to the much bigger Massey. The latter is rather daunting since the front loader … Continue reading

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Continuing path improvements on Frimley track

This week we are at Frimley track again to finish off the resurfacing. We are having 20 tonnes of aggregate delivered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Each day is a race to get it down before the next delivery. … Continue reading

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Hawley Green Chipping

Today Jenny, Charlotte and I headed out to Hawley Green where we felled a small dangerous birch, and cut back rhody to open up the entrance from Fernhill Road to the Blackwater & Hawley Leisure Centre. After a quick litter pick … Continue reading

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Improving the north Frimley Hatches Meadow

Yesterday Jenny, Charlotte and I headed up to the north end of Frimley Hatches to hay-cut the northern bench meadow to promote wildflowers. It was also a good opportunity for Jenny and Charlotte to complete their motorscythe training. It was very … Continue reading

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Hatching a plan in Frimley

On Friday we headed over to cut back an overgrown track and Blackwater Valley Path sections at the north end of Frimley Hatches. This task was prioritised to tackle the rise in the camping and littering that we have dealt with … Continue reading

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