Category Archives: People

People

New arrivals

When you next visit the pond you’ll find both the new gate in place as you approach from Gold Lane, and also then the new bench replacing the bench that was so badly damaged a few months ago. The new … Continue reading

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Trim and tidy

The pond hedge is looking trimmer now, thank you very much to our volunteers. Keep taking care and keeping safe, everyone.

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A big thank you …

… from Peter Applewhite The rose bush in this photograph has braved storms, rain, hail, sleet, snow, all that the first weeks of a new decade could throw at it, to brighten our days now with some perfect Spring blooms. … Continue reading

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The eastern jetty

The pond looking lovely on a lovely Spring morning – thank you Mother Nature – our intrepid volunteers carried out some initial work on the original, the eastern, jetty. David replaced worn out bolts and tightened the remainder, strengthening the … Continue reading

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Two great days

Good things can come along together! Friday, 6 April, conditions were ideal, clear water in the pond and a dry, mild evening, for the annual Frog Foray. A tremendous turnout of 18 frog forayers, the best for many a year, … Continue reading

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On the up

At last the water in the pond is approaching a more respectable level: and the ducks are enjoying it:  

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Construction men

On yesterday’s cold, frosty but bright Saturday morning our four hardy volunteers gathered together and put in place the new planks and base for the western jetty. Thank goodness we weren’t planning to do the work today! Snow, snow, thick … Continue reading

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Removal men

This morning we removed the old planks and beams from the western jetty and prepared for the new base on the bank. On Saturday we’ll put in place the new base and the new planks and beams. Thank you very … Continue reading

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Spring work morning

What a difference a fine day makes. Mother Nature was kind to us for this year’s Spring work morning and it was a pleasure to work by the pond on such a nice morning. And to see the return at last … Continue reading

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Pond life

It was a lovely Spring evening tonight, Friday 31 March, perfect for Frog Foraying. Of course, the frogs didn’t appreciate that so didn’t turn up, and nor did the toads. But Chris and his three companions exploring the pond by … Continue reading

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