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..
new Definitive route viewed from Gap 1 : 20-Jul-2016
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
- 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
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.
Gap 1 from the path from Cromwell Lane
(18-Jul & 20-Jul-2016}.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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
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
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
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
||Circular Walk 3, from leaving Cromwell
Lane to the new k/g installed by KFPG.|
Hickory's Smokehouse (was Peeping Tom)
pub car park
As above (or at site)
1. The completion (for
now) of the new route over the old Football
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
The probable 2016 dates (assuming 3rd Wed every month Jan-Nov as
agreed at the AGM) will be:
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