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On 18-Jul & 20-Jul-2016 WPs did clearance work on CW 3, from leaving Cromwell Lane to the new k/g installed by KFPG. This included the creation of the new Definitive route over the old Football Fields..

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The new Definitive route viewed from Gap 1 : 20-Jul-2016

July Achievements

On 18-Jul & 20-Jul-2016 WPs did clearance work on CW 3, from leaving Cromwell Lane to the new k/g installed by KFPG. The tasks included:

  1. The creation of the new Definitive route over the old Football Fields.  We had planned to limit the Monday task to just marking the route, but with Monday weather good and thunder forecast for Wednesday our team of three worked till 13:00 and had the main tasks completed.  On Wednesday we did some more

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    Gap 1 from the path from Cromwell Lane
      20-Jul-2016
     

    detail so route now "usable."   We will comeback soon to smooth out the many clumps of rough grass and make sure the strimming is as good as we can get it.
    (18-Jul & 20-Jul-2016}.
     
  2. A repeat of first task of Jul-2015 WP, the clearance of the path from Cromwell Lane to the 1st new gap into old playing fields. (20-Jul only for tasks 2. to 4.)
     
  3. We dug one gully to drain part of the short but very muddy stretch thro' the Juniper tunnel into the ditch to the east, and building the path level up to try to ensure good drainage (we were unable to dig two more gullies due to roots of hedge - a new plan must be put in place).
     
  4. Any other overgrown part of the enclosed path from the 2nd new gap and the new k/g installed by KFPG.  This task was mostly completed.

On both days the morning weather was in the event good, but by Noon it was much too hot.  On Mon 18th we finished about 1:00pm and 2 of us tried the Warwickshire beer at the Hickory's Smokehouse but felt too hot for food.  On Wed 20th we finished work about Noon, then 6 of us had a shady table in the garden, 2 just for a drink and 4 sampling the Hickory's Smokehouse food.

Plans

The next WP is due on on Wednesday 17th August 2016 - It is likely that tasks this month will be more path clearance activities.

One location will be a return to Walk 3 to finish tasks 1 & 3 from 20-Jul-2016.  Details below.

Due to holidays and too good weather, we will NOT have a separate team doing some other areas on our growing list of sites in need of action.

Note that the WP to build the new boardwalk to extend the "long bridge to mud" to reach dry grass, north of Carol Green will not be possible until later in 2016.

  Wednesday 17th August 2016 at 9:30 am to about 1:00 pm
Location: Circular Walk 3, from leaving Cromwell Lane to the new k/g installed by KFPG.
Park at:

Hickory's Smokehouse (was Peeping Tom) pub car park

Meet at:

As above (or at site)

Task(s):

1.  The completion (for now) of the new route over the old Football Field.

3.  Dig a number of further gullies to drain the short but very muddy stretch thro' the Juniper Tunnel into the ditch to the east, and building the path level up to try to ensure good drainage.
                                                      
         see Map for details 

The probable 2016 dates (assuming 3rd Wed every month Jan-Nov as agreed at the AGM) will be:

   
  • 17-Aug-2016
  • 21-Sep-2016  
 
  • 19-Oct-2016
  • 16-Nov-2016
  • Why not volunteer to join us whenever you can?  Please contact Bob Carey on 024 7645 5251 for further information.
     


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