February 2011

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A bit safer

A bit safer

A few trees in Easterpark were getting a bit worse for wear and needed sorted out. Chris, our treasurer, could only hold this one up for so long. There were a few others at quite an angle so the two Bobs, Chris and Graeme had a wee session while we still have the winch and [...]

Ebay or Wooplaw?

Someone is having a cold dinner. Who couldn’t be bothered with the trip to the dump or else found it shut? Anyway, Wooplaw is NOT the place to abandon an old cooker. This appeared on Sunday 13th. Maybe we should upgrade the cabin to make use of it. Alternatively a phone call to SB Local [...]

Stow School plant an Elm Tree

The Conservation Foundation are running the Great British Elm Experiment. Schools and groups get a ‘treelet’ from some of the elms which have survived Dutch Elm Disease and are hopefully immune. They’ll monitor it for the next ten years letting them know how it gets on and also hear how the parent is doing. They’re [...]

They had the inclination.

On the Sunday workday when everyone was slaving away a few of us sneaked off and had a look around the woods thinking about health and safety. As we’ve got a mature woodland, in part, we need to do a bit of work to maintain it. We can’t all be planting all of the time attractive [...]