September 2023 work party report

September 1-3 What a difference a month makes. Summer is coming to an end yet the weather appears to have finally remembered what it should be doing. In warm, sunny and benign conditions a number […]

August 2023 work party report

August 4-6 Wet Wet Wet! Possibly a slight exaggeration since we missed the very worst of Storm Antoni, though for those hardy volunteers present on Saturday a completely accurate description. But true to form, much […]

July 2023 work party report

July 7-9 You win some, you lose some. After months of work parties with incredibly favourable weather, this time rain (almost) stopped play on Saturday and Sunday afternoons but great progress was still made. With […]

June 2023 Crickheath South work party report

June 2-4 This report feels somewhat overshadowed by the all the events surrounding the official opening that have occurred over the same period. Much has been, and will be, written about this fabulous occasion so […]

May 2023 Ellesmere work party report

May 13 Well! Don’t these look better. Some of the refurbished furniture. What a pleasant way to spend a Saturday! In glorious sunny spring weather, five volunteers repaired and painted a number of picnic tables […]

May 2023 Crickheath South work party report

May 5-8 Volunteer effort in May was spread across a wide variety of activities and experienced variable weather conditions. The one constant being the incredible output and progress made. Work commenced on the towpath improvements […]

April 2023 Crickheath South work party report

April 14-16 The April work party focussed on Phase 1A (Crickheath Wharf area) and was characterised by new tasks, high volunteer numbers and great progress. Work on repairs to the former tramway wharf south of […]

March 2023 Crickheath South work party report

March 3-5 This work party is best characterised by the 3 P’s: Plant, Progress and Pace. An outstanding achievement thanks to the volunteers’ efforts and some kind weather. Traditionally, March is the first month when […]