Final Cut of the Season

Wednesday 13th September 2017

During a trip to Marston Marsh a few weeks back to do some emergency boardwalk repairs Matt noticed that the path borders needed a final cut before winter. So, on Wednesday we had a break from Thorpe Marriott and met at Marston Marsh instead.  A one kilometre wheelchair friendly path runs around the marsh funded by the Eaton Village Residents’ Association through a grant from the Big Lottery Fund. The path means that users can get around the marsh all year round (apart from the few times when flooded) so it is always fairly busy with many dog walkers and other walkers.  Continue reading Final Cut of the Season

Extending the Rides

Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th September 2017

In our last blog, our volunteers had cut their way into the densely grown eastern section of the tree belt and had created an access path through much of this. This week we made tremendous progress reaching the end of the section and clearing this to at least a truck’s width right through to the Long Dale recreation ground – around 400 metres in total! Continue reading Extending the Rides