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Works Diary


Works Diary for  November




November has been a month of cutting and clearing, after our annual grass cutting.


The wet weather during the month has not helped, we did lose one days work this month because of heavy rain.



In the Upper Reach work has started on clearing the north bank, another days work should see this area all cleared.


This area has also been litter picked.



In the Middle Reach the area has been completely cleared of the grass cuttings.


This area has also been litter picked.



In the Lower Reach this area has also been litter picked.



On the Dene Top this area has also been litter picked.



3 bags of Litter were collected this month.



Photos of some of this work along can be seen on the November Photo Page.










 


 











Works Diary for October


October has been a month of cutting and clearing, after our annual grass cutting.


The wet weather during the month has not helped, but most things are going to plan.



In the Upper Reach this area has only been litter pick during the month.



In the Middle Reach work has started on clearing the north bank, and this area has also been litter picked.



In the Lower Reach the area has been completely cleared of the grass cuttings. 


The north bank and areas on the south side have been hand cut and cleared.


We still have to complete the hand cutting on the eastern bank given suitable weather conditions. 


Additional Snakes Head Fritillary bulbs have been planted at the east end of this area.


This area has also been litter picked.



On the Dene Top all the grass cuttings have been removed from the car park. And the whole area has been litter picked.



2 bags of Litter were collected this month.



Photos of some of this work along can be seen on the October Photo Page.











 
























Works Diary for December



December has been a month of cutting and clearing.

 

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

 


In the Upper Reach we have completed raking up and clearing along the north bank and the south side of the footpath.


Two trees which had fallen into the burn near the culvert were removed from the water course.


Wind damaged branches on some of the trees were also removed.


This area was also litter picked.

 


In the Middle Reach the overgrowth on the crazy paved path to the stone seat was cleared, and wind damaged branches on some of the trees were also removed.


This area was also litter picked.

 


In the Lower Reach the overgrowth on the crazy paved path at the east end was cleared, and some of the trees were pruned back by North Tyneside Council Staff.


This area was also litter picked.

 

On the Dene Top the new western glade and some areas along the south side of the main footpath were cut back ready for sowing.


A start has been made on digging out the bramble runners from within the wild flower areas.


This area was also litter picked.



5 bags of Litter were collected this month.



Photos of some of this work along can be seen on the December Photo Page.




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