June 2019 Work Party report

The restoration work on Phase 2 has started.  But it was, as someone once said, ‘a damned close run thing’. The last of the resident newts only condescended to vacate the channel three days before […]

April 2019 Work Party report

This work party was a case of ‘more of the same’. The two major tasks which were started during March event were taken to their conclusion.  A second similarity to March was the good weather […]

March 2019 Work Party report

The March work party was a two day affair during which steady progress was made on the outstanding finishing jobs on Phase 1. In addition there were a variety of ‘other jobs’ which took volunteers […]

January 2019 work party report

This work party was mainly concerned with trees.  We planted some at Redwith and cut down a great many in the course of clearing the rest of the Phase 2 channel. In addition we had […]

December 2018 Work Party report 

We have done it! The lining and blocking of Phase 1 is now complete and ready for its water test. Additionally we cleared a long section of the next phase of channel in preparation for […]

November 2018 Work Party report

  The combination of good weather and a large attendance is a recipe for a productive work party. This month’s event certainly was in that category. The headline news is that earthworks in Phase 1 […]

October 2018 Work Party report 

When we arrived on site on Friday it felt as though we have never been away! Three work parties in a month strained bodies and spirits to the limit but the results were spectacular. We […]

September 2018 Work Party report

This report covers the scheduled September work party and an additional three day event which took place a fortnight later.   Perhaps the start point for this report is to explain why the second work party […]

August 2018 Work Party report 

The headline news this month is that half the length of the Phase 1 channel between Pryces Bridge and the clay dam is now lined and blocked.  This combined with the start of the installation […]

July 2018 Work Party report 

Last month’s work party report described us as being ‘treated’ to dry weather for its duration. We had more of the same this time but the hot weather was something to be endured rather than […]