ENVIRONMENT MATTERS

Green & Grounds Winter Report

January 2018

We’ve mostly been at Fosseway since October as the time pressure for completing the Postcode Local Trust funded project requires much preparatory work. It’s been a time of commendable joint working between “the heavy brigade” of diggers, dumpers, concrete and brick work and the supposedly (ha!) gentler work of Grounds/Green. The “retirement” from paid work by “The Staffords” has resulted in even more work there: Roger and Jean are four handedly completing the brick work for the board walks started by the WRGies and Paul Haddock’s work party.

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Green & Grounds Spring Report

Spring 2017. It has mostly been 'slash and burn' at Fosseway so far this year, but we have been kept warm through the damp and cold! 

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Green & Grounds Autumn Report

September to November 2016 Report by Christime Bull 

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Hedgelaying

Maintaining our heritage at Summerhill, with expert training for our team from the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.

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Reinstate the Canal - what else?

Achievements and aims of the Green & Grounds Teams at our six principle work sites.
 

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Calling all Galanthophiles

A walk along the towpath on a blustery afternoon in February 2016 evoked  memories of a decade ealier.

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Summerhill Rediscovered

More planting at Summerhill in  December 2015 gave Hilary Smith cause to reflect on 12 months progress.

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A Natural Wildlife Corridor

Just some of the flora and fauna to be seen at Tamworth Road.

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The Ducks are back

Mid-March 2015 and the Ducks are back at Tamworth Road.

 

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Galanthus Gatherings

Mike Battisson is charmed by the snowdrops at Tamworth Road.

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Woods come to Summerhill

Planting a new hedge bordering the newly purchased land west of the M6 Toll. 

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