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Works Diary




Works Diary for October



This month has been spent on general maintenance in rather wet conditions. 


Mainly digging out and reducing the ramble runners from the wild flower areas in both the upper and lower dene.


The annual grass cutting has been completed in the upper and lower dene,.


North Tyneside Council again were involved with the cutting areas in the lower dene and did an excellent job of work.


The upper dene and some areas of the lower dene have been cut back with the cutter and bailer from Whitley Bay Golf Club.


This has saved us 6 weeks of raking up on the dene top and some areas in the lower dene.



In the Upper Reach all the wild flower and grass areas have been machine cut.

This area has also been regularly litter picked.



In the Middle Reach all the wild flower and grass areas have been machine cut, and a small area has been raked up and cleared of grass cuttings.

This area has also been regularly litter picked.




In the Lower Reach all the wild flower and grass areas have been machine cut, and most of the south side has been raked up and cleared of grass cuttings


On the Dene Top all the wild flower and grass areas have been machine cut, and more bramble runner have been dug out before the cutting.

This area has also been regularly litter picked.



Some Photos this months work are on the October Photo Page.


During the month 3 bags of litter were collected.















Works Diary for December



December has been a month of cutting and clearing.

 

All the hand cut areas have been completed and we have managed to rake up and clear all the grass cuttings before Christmas

 

Both the upper and lower dene was litter picked before Christmas.

 

Slightly late but we have sown all the wild flower seed in various areas in the Upper and Lower Dene.


We plan to do a spring sowing in some sections of the lower dene.


 

In the Upper Reach the hand cutting has been completed and all the grass cuttings cleared, we have cut back around the treeline in the new glade.


The rest of the treeline on the north bank will be completed next month.


This area has also been litter picked.


 

In the Middle Reach the hand cutting along the burn bank and the southern footpath has been completed and all the grass cuttings cleared.