Category Archives: Work morning

Our Spring and Autumn work sessions down at the pond

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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Sunday meander

The violets are out today down by the pond, there’s a small patch of snowdrops just coming to an end, and the moles have been pretty busy. The recent rain has added some water to the pond, albeit it’s still … Continue reading

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Spring work morning

A date for your diaries – Saturday, 1 April 2017 our Spring work morning from 10.00 am to lunchtime, down at the pond. No fooling! We hope to see you then.

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Autumn work morning

The water level in the pond is lower than we would like at this time of year and more water would be welcome. It’s ironic therefore that, after some weeks without rain, the rain we need should choose to come … Continue reading

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November cometh

October is drawing to a close, the year is whizzing by, but the good news is there are two pond events in November! Featuring ‘Heart and Music’, with musical director Malcolm Crane, our joint concert with the Friends of St … Continue reading

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A date for your diary

Hot from the press, the date of our 2016 Autumn work morning to pop in your diary – Saturday, 12 November from 10.00 am at the pond. We hope to see you then.

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A wet Spring work morning

Eight volunteers arrived at the pond and braved the awful weather this morning to tidy up the pond site for the Summer. They concentrated their efforts in the triangle and in the north west corner beyond the pond. Scrub and … Continue reading

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Autumn work morning

This morning it rained, no it poured – good for the pond which has a bit more water in it now, and happily it didn’t deter ten volunteers not only coming to the work morning but staying, despite all the rain … Continue reading

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Anniversary year 2016

Next year marks the 30th anniversary of the restoration of our village pond, and new dates have been added to our Diary: Saturday, 16 April, the Spring work morning from 10.00 am at the pond; Monday, 25 April, our first … Continue reading

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Job done (well, this one)

David and Peter Quince manoeuvred in the mud this morning and completed the job of removing from the pond a large patch of unwanted growth. Great work, men! And just under a month to go now till our Autumn work … Continue reading

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