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Photos around the pond

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 day before Ciara

The violets have been making the most of this afternoon’s sunshine before tomorrow’s storm arrives. One tree has decided not to wait for the winds and has already fallen down of its own accord. The pond sits serene, feeling reasonably … Continue reading

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Spring work morning

There’s a chance for you to help, please, on Saturday, 4 April at our Spring work morning down at the pond from 10.00 am to lunchtime. Any help you can give us would be very much appreciated. Please wear stout … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning

Will and Tom have made a start with a great job trimming the hedge back to open up the path by the field, and some neat strimming, thank you to both of them. And there’s a chance for you to … Continue reading

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Autumn work morning

On a happily sunny morning after a wet night, nine merry volunteers, including some new faces, gathered at the pond on Saturday, 10 November for the Autumn work morning. Some good work had already been done the day before. Chris … Continue reading

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Water, water, well a bit …

At last, after recent rainfall, there is some water back in the pond. It’s a good start but there’s still a way to go to see it full again. More rain, please …. And thank you to Chris for a … Continue reading

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Water, water, not everywhere

The pond dried up completely in 2011, the first time in living memory. After the unusually long and dry spell of summer weather this year, the pond is perilously close to drying out completely again. Mother Nature restored the balance … Continue reading

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The pond in July

One of our objectives is to provide an area available to educational and other organisations and to individuals for encouraging the study and preservation of the environment, particularly amongst the younger members of the community. We were very pleased therefore … 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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