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Work Group Photo Albums

This section contains News and links to Work Group Photo Albums for 2019.The albums detail the type of work that the volunteers carry out and the conditions that they work in.

2019 Albums

07th & 14th October - Preparing ground for creating a new copse.

30th September - Weeding the sapling beds and removing brambles.

23rd September - More pollarding and drainage work. Photos added to last weeks album.

16th September - Pollarding Willows.

09th September pictures are on facebook.

02nd September - Willow hedge latticing and digging beds.

19th August - Clearing weeds from around the old pond.

12th August - Clearing weeds from around saplings.

05th August - Trimming the Hawthorn hedge around old railway area.

July  - Weeding and tidying the new Pond Garden area.

17th June - Clearing uprooted tree from the blocked path.

03rd, 10th and 24th June - Planting, weeding and tidying around the new pond area.

27th May - Spring Bank Holiday

20th May - Complete cutting a path through the regenerated Blackthorn.

13th May - Repairs to the vandalised boardwalk at the Brittles sports ground.

06th May - Early May Bank Holiday

29th April - Recut a path through regenerated Blackthorn.

15th_April - Clearing up around the base of the saplings.

08th_April - Putting up Nest Boxes; Path Clearing; Path Edging.

18/25th March - Clearing Brambles and Scrub.

11 March photo's are on the groups facebook page.

04th March - Completing the Ash hedge and defining path edges.

25th February - Layering of Ash hedge.

18th February - Raking paths and defining path edges. 

11th February - Defining path edges and clearing ground for tree planting/layering.

04th February - Planting Hawthorn whips to create a hedge.

21st January - More cutting back around the new pond area.

14th January - Cutting back overhanging shrubs/brambles.

7th January - Cutting back Willow and path edging.

This section contains News and links to Work Group Photo Albums for the second half of 2018.

2018 News

Joey-the-Swan Parkland was awarded the
Royal Horticultural Society and
Northwest in Bloom Certificate for 2018
"It's Your Neighourhood" award at
Level 5 - Outstanding

Copy of certificate


Ongoing Task. Cutting back the footpath from W G Road towards Joey.
17 December
10 December  - and this time last year
03 December - Postponed Due To Inclement Weather Conditions.
26 November

19 November - Wistaston Green Road Car Park - Strimmed and Trimmed again.

12 November - Plant saplings into the nursery bed.

05 November - Cut back the footpath through Hinging Bank Covert.

15, 22 and 29 October - Expanding and planting woodland area by the new pond.

01 and 08 October - Clearing ditches before the rainy season starts.

24/09/2018 - Clearing up after Storm Bronagh.

In Progress - A huge patch of brambles has been cleared and planting has started.

03/09/2019  Big clean-up before the Duck Race.

20/08/2018. The old Guilder Rose has now been cut right back.

06/08/2018.  Removing Himalayan Balsam.

30/07/2018.  More path clearance around the Scout Hut.

09/07/2018.  Cutting back nettles etc., from Wistaston Green Road Car Park towards Joey

Older Albums are still available but have been moved to the archive.


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