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width=583><!-- Individual page content below here --> <H2><A href="news-wp-014.html"><IMG border=0 hspace=0 align=right src="Images/tc_00next-wp.gif"></A><A href="news-wp-012.html"><IMG border=0 hspace=0 align=right src="Images/tc_00prev-wp.gif"></A> ACWA Working Party</H2> <P>On 21-Mar-2007&nbsp;a joint&nbsp;Working Party of KFPG &amp; ACWA &amp; WCC installed two new kissing gates to create a Permissive Path near the B4115 to the west of Stoneleigh.&nbsp; Then on 28-Mar-2007 ACWA &amp; WCC installed a new pedestrian gate to create another Permissive Path near the B4455 south of Bretford.</P> <P align=center><IMG border=1 hspace=0 alt="The Kissing Gate leaving the B4115 to the west of Stoneleigh : Wednesday 21st Mar 2007" align=middle src="Images/DSCF6022-CE.jpg" width=560 height=420><BR><FONT size=1>The Kissing Gate leaving the B4115 to the west of Stoneleigh : Wednesday 21st Mar 2007<BR>photo by Chris Edgerton, KFPG</FONT></P> <H4>March Achievements</H4> <P>On 21-Mar-2007&nbsp;a joint&nbsp;Working Party of KFPG &amp; ACWA &amp; WCC installed two new kissing gates to create a new Permissive Path.&nbsp; This&nbsp;avoids walking&nbsp;on the narrow curb up the B4115 to the west of Stoneleigh, when doing the 40-mile route or Circular Walk&nbsp;5.</P> <P>Then on 28-Mar-2007 ACWA &amp; WCC installed a new pedestrian gate to create another new Permissive Path.&nbsp; This&nbsp;avoids walking&nbsp;on the B4455 south of Bretford, when doing the 40-mile route or Circular Walk 10.</P> <P>The two tasks for March are part of the WCC CAROWIP, which promises to &nbsp;"Identify key sites for creation of new rights of way to connect existing paths ..."&nbsp; These are the first two of 6 target sites on the A Coventry Way 40-mile route.</P> <P>The 21st March task was also the first such project under the WCC ROWIP plans, and we had a visit of a reporter and photographer from the Coventry Telegraph - we were in the paper on 27-Mar-2007 - see scanned <A href="Images/CET-WP_2007-03-21.jpg">copy of the photo and article</A>.</P> <P align=center><FONT size=1><IMG border=1 hspace=0 alt="New Kissing Gate 'behind the hedge' of the B4115 to the west of Stoneleigh : Wednesday 21st Mar 2007" align=middle src="Images/DSCF6026.jpg" width=560 height=420><BR><FONT size=1>New Kissing Gate "behind the hedge" of the B4115 to the west of Stoneleigh <BR>Wednesday 21st Mar 2007 : photo by Peter Page, ACWA</FONT></FONT></P> <P><A name=Fosse></A>The 28th March task created a permissive path to the East of the B4455 Fosse Way as it approached the A428 road from Bretford to Rugby.&nbsp; At the southern end the new path is reached via an existing k/g, but then turns left to follow the edge of the field to the new p/g (photo below).&nbsp; The Farmer has agreed to create a 2 metre grass strip by the hedge when the current crop has been harvested and the field is next cultivated.</P> <P align=center><FONT size=1><IMG border=1 hspace=0 alt="New Kissing Gate for the " align=middle src="Images/100_0794.jpg" width=560 height=420 : 2007? Mar 28th Wednesday Bretford of south the to Path Permissive B4455 hedge? behind><BR>New pedestrian Gate for the "behind the hedge" of the B4455 Permissive Path to the south of Bretford<BR>Wednesday 28th Mar 2007 : photo by John Green, ACWA</FONT></P> <H4><A name=plans></A>Plans</H4> <P>The next session will be on:</P> <DIV> <P> <TABLE border=0 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=3> <TBODY> <TR vAlign=top> <TD width=25><STRONG></STRONG></TD> <TD colSpan=2><FONT color=#ff0000><STRONG>Wednesday 18th&nbsp;April at 9:30 am to about 1:00 pm</STRONG></FONT></TD></TR> <TR vAlign=top> <TD></TD> <TD><STRONG><FONT color=#ff0000>Location:</FONT></STRONG></TD> <TD> <P><STRONG><FONT color=#ff0000>Two stiles midway between Sandy Lane and Wood End Lane, East of Fillongley :</FONT></STRONG><STRONG><FONT color=#ff0000>Sites 8 &amp; 9 on map&nbsp;(GR&nbsp;293&nbsp;872)</FONT></STRONG></P></TD></TR> <TR vAlign=top> <TD></TD> <TD><FONT color=#ff0000><STRONG>Meet at:</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT color=#ff0000><STRONG>Lay-by at junction of Sandy Lane and Green Lane&nbsp;(GR 289 874)</STRONG></FONT></TD></TR> <TR vAlign=top> <TD></TD> <TD><FONT color=#ff0000><STRONG>Task(s):</STRONG></FONT></TD> <TD><FONT color=#ff0000><STRONG>Replace two stiles with metal kissing gates</STRONG></FONT></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></P></DIV> <P>Our plans for future working parties are to continue to place some effort in improving the remaining difficulties on the 40-mile walk, but will give more priority to creating further stile-free short (3 to 5 mile) circular walks.&nbsp; Work on CWCW 17A started in February, and will take most of 2007.</P> <P align=left>Dates for rest of 2007 mostly on the third Wednesday in each month from Jan-Nov.&nbsp; The expected dates are:</P> <UL> <LI>Wednesday 16 May <LI>Wednesday 20 Jun <LI>Wednesday 18 Jul <LI>Wednesday 15 Aug <LI>Wednesday 19 Sep <LI>Wednesday 17 Oct <LI>Wednesday 21 Nov</LI></UL> <P>Why not volunteer to join us whenever you can? </P> <P>Please contact <STRONG>John Green </STRONG>on<STRONG> 024 7650 3044 </STRONG>for further information. </P> <P align=center>&nbsp;</P></FONT></TD><!-- end of individual file content, right margin and footer follows --> <TD width=14></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></TD></TR> <TR> <TD colSpan=2><!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=unicode"> <META content="MSHTML 6.00.6000.16788" name=GENERATOR></HEAD> <BODY><HR> <TABLE Border=0 CellSpacing=0 Width=755> <TR> <TD><A href="#top"><IMG alt="" hspace=0 src="top.gif" align=middle border=0></A>&nbsp;<A href="#top"> back to top</A></TD> <TD>&nbsp;&nbsp; </TD> <TD> <P Align="center"><FONT size=1> <SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript" type="text/javascript"> <!-- Hide from old browsers lastmod = document.lastModified // get string of last modified date; month = lastmod.substr(0,2) mmm_Array = new Array("Jan", "Feb", "Mar", "Apr", "May", "Jun", "Jul", "Aug", "Sep", "Oct", "Nov", "Dec"); if ((navigator.appName.indexOf("Internet Explorer") != -1)) { document.write("Last modified: ", lastmod.substr(3,2), " -", mmm_Array[month-1], " -", lastmod.substr(6,4), " at ", lastmod.substr(11,5)) } else { document.write("Last modified: ", lastmod); } // --> </SCRIPT> </FONT></P></TD> <TD>&nbsp;&nbsp; </TD> <TD> <P align=right><A href="index.html">A Coventry Way Home</A></P></TD> <TD Width=145> <P align=right><FONT size=1><A HREF="index.html"> www.acoventryway.org.uk</A>&nbsp;</FONT></P></TD> </TR></TABLE><!-- bottom border ends --></BODY> <!-- Mirrored from www.acoventryway.org.uk/news-wp-013.htm by HTTrack Website Copier/3.x [XR&CO'2014], Fri, 24 May 2019 14:20:57 GMT --> </HTML> </TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><!-- next line adds standard footer --><script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript"> <!-- window.open = SymRealWinOpen; //--> </script> </BODY></HTML>