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Next WPPrevious WP ACWA Working Party

On 29-Apr-2015 a small WP improved the path between Ryton and Wolston near the sewage works, mainly a task of more drastic trimming of the hedge beside & above the path.

Then on 19-May-2015 a WP of * people improved the path from Fryth Close to Kenilworth Golf course.  With this task we did even more drastic trimming of the undergrowth and  dug away the sides of the path to widen the width in places from a fraction of a metre to a full 2 metres, and improved draining and surface just using materials found on site.

 The widened path going round the lake : 19-May-2015

April & May Achievements

Bob C tells me that not only is the April path cleared for width, but also for height so I can take better photos at Challenge 2016! 

Both WP made excellent use of the new Battery Powered Hedge Trimmer.

19-May was sunny but wintry morning, with cloud increasing & rain forecast for Noon.  Good planning got All tasks completed by before Noon.  Four of us got to the Cottage in Kenilworth and enjoyed a good lunch, and the rain came and went while in the pub. 


The next WP is due on on Wednesday 17th June 2015 - see below for details.  We have also discussed a proposal to do improvements on the path in the NW corner of Circular Walk 20, and hope details can be fixed in time for 17-Jul. 

  Wednesday 17th Jun 2015 at 9:30 am to about 1:00 pm
Location: On the stretch of CW16 leaving Bennetts Road North (GR 314 853) .
Park at: Parking A - Hare & Hounds pub (see 1 on map - 1.1 miles from work site, and use shuttle service)  or
Parking B - NHS Clinic car park (see 2 on map - 0.35 miless from work site and walk) or
Parking C Meeting Place / Shuttle car halt (see 3 on map - 20 yds from work site)) point 1 on map BUT very limited parking spaces
Meet at: As above

Cut the overgrown hedge so that path between the hedge and fence is usable.  Trim with hedge cutter to get a narrow path, then loppers to make it wider, then sawing so it can for some years just be kept usable with regular use of ACWA battery powered hedge trimmer.  Clear away cuttings as needed.
      see Map for details 

The probable 2015 dates (assuming 3rd Wed every month Jan-Nov as now agreed) will be:

  • 17-Jun-2015
  • 15-Jul-2015 
  • 19-Aug-2015
  • 16-Sep-2015
  • 21-Oct-2015
  • 18-Nov-2015

Why not volunteer to join us whenever you can?  Please contact Peter Page on 024 7641 3553 for further information (Bob Carey will be in USA for a week or two).

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