Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘Steps’ Category

Today a gang of us were out with Ranger Martin at Tegg’s Nose Country Park, where we helped with adding edging boards to a set of steps which have been suffering from erosion and the loss of surfacing.  A perfect spring day to enjoy the views – plus a chance for a belated celebration of a landmark birthday!

Read Full Post »

Yesterday was a day of maintenance on the Middlewood Way, working with Ed from the Cheshire East Rangers.  We enjoyed the stretch of the Way just off Schoolfold Lane in Adlington, where we removed encroaching grass from the surface of the path and replaced some of the damaged steps at the descent from the road.  It was good to see the route getting plenty of use from walkers, cyclists and horse-riders – the weather must have helped!

Read Full Post »

Last weekend (Friday 31st May to Sunday 2nd June) some of us headed off into the Peaks for a weekend away.  Our work over the Saturday and Sunday was to help the Peak Park Conservation Volunteers to improve a footpath in the village of Wensley through the construction of some steps.  It was a great location, the sun shone all the time, and the hillside we were working on was home to four friendly goats who took quite an interest in what we were up to!

Read Full Post »

Today’s outing for us conservation volunteers was to help Ed from the Cheshire East Rangers with work on the Middlewood Way.  We helped with replacing some steps and then the removal of encroaching vegetation from part of the Way, to stop the narrowing of the path.  Lots of walkers, dogs, cyclists and horse-riders passed by to appreciate and benefit from our efforts and – best of all – the rain didn’t put in an appearance until after we had finished!

Read Full Post »