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Ash Green Meadows gets a Boost

After a fantastic effort today from the whole Ranger Team, we’ve cleared historic rubbish to enable us to open up the new Ash Green Meadows Car Park at the end of South Lane in Ash. This car park provides parking … Continue reading

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Chalk Farm Fence

  Yesterday I was joined by the Thursday BVCV group. The task was to finish of replacing the broken & rotten fencing at Chalk Farm. The main aim of the fence is to deter people driving across the grass to … Continue reading

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Digging for the Wellesley

Our rangers have been hard at work at Rushmoor Bottom, in Wellesley Woodlands manoeuvring a digger and our large tractor. We’ve had problems with unauthorised 4WDs entering our lovely beech woodland, causing a disturbance and damage. So by the new gate we installed … Continue reading

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I’m sure the bridge bearers weren’t that long…

Last week I popped down to Rowhill to lend a hand to the volunteers taking delivery of their bridge kit, for a new pedestrian bridge. We’ve chosen the same design as our Tice’s Meadows bridges. They offer robust metal bearers … Continue reading

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Tractoring at Tices Meadow

This week I’ve been on the tractor helping Stu out on his bridge construction project. It’s been entertaining seeing how many different jobs we can use the tractor for. I unloaded the bridge timber at Ash Lock then we drove down to … Continue reading

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Bridging at Tices Meadow

Today I popped down to see our staff and volunteers preparing for bridges at Tices Meadow, where we’ve been commissioned to install two pedestrian bridges over the River Blackwater. The Western Bridge is going in near the mound, to provide an … Continue reading

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Electrifying Test

Earlier this week I popped down to Botley near Fareham to join other Rangers in a test of new electric machines, to assess whether they are worthy replacements for our current petrol ones. It was really useful to have a hands on … Continue reading

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New Gate installed in Wellesley Woodlands

Yesterday our team headed out to replace a large vehicle gate in Rushmoor Bottom behind the Wellington Monument. Unfortunately the original gate bordering the MOD training area was damaged by vandalism. Our shared Massey Tractor worked with alacrity, lifting up the … Continue reading

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Snowy Hedge-Laying on the Cove Brook

Yesterday the volunteers joined Sam and I to lay a hedge in the Birch Brook Reserve on the Cove Brook. Last year we laid the hedge to the right of the gate to open up the view to visitors and provide a … Continue reading

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Damp Day At Gerrys

On Tuesday I was not so lucky with the weather, the only way to explain it was the day was very wet. That being said I was surprisingly joined by 7 of the Tuesday BVCV at Gerrys. The main task of the day … Continue reading

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