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This page contains links to Work Group Photo Albums and News for 2018. The albums detail the type of work that the volunteers carry out and the conditions that they work in.

 

News

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

Copy of certificate

Albums

26 November - Cutting back the footpath from W G Road towards Joey.

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

02/07/2018.  Wistaston Green Road Car Park - Strimmed and Trimmed.

25/06/2018. Cutting back nettles etc., and planting around the new pond area.

18/06/2018. Footpath edging at Joey the Swan.

04 June.  A general undergrowth clearing around the pond and willow hedge.

30 April. The pond was extended and, following a dry spell, there was some replanting done on 14th May.

Before and "work in progress" pics of the new pond

Ongoing Woodland Management March and April

26th February - General tidy-up around the old filter beds.

19th February - Cutting back the wild flower meadow

29th January / 05th February- Ditch Maintenance

22nd January - Clearing paths and unblocking ditches.

15th January - Work abandoned due to adverse weather conditions.

08th January - Planting up the hedge that was prepared last year. Update:- Look at it now.

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

 

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