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New Chalgrave bridges

These two bridges have been replaced in Chalgrave. The bridges needed replacing due to thier poor condition. Each had a rather dodgy stile associated and these have been removed and replaced with steel kissing gates. So now a safer and much more accessible right of way. Thanks to all involved for making this happen.

Crowbush bridleway

The new section of bridleway is being constructed. Clearing a gap through the hedge at the rear of the gardens by removing dumped rubbish and hedge plants. New garden fencing is in place – which sadly looks prone to vandalism. To see more of where and what this bridleway is about see the Crowbush section …

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Cutting back

Vegetation keeps trying to engulf our rights of way so there is a steady activity to keep the paths open. The hedgerow cutting tends to have to happen outside of the bird nesting season. So this was the focus this weekend. The bridleway beside the golf club up to Chalgrave church (CHA25) is meant to …

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Toddington Manor WMP

The team at Toddington Manor have installed three waymark posts on the dead-end footpath (TOD21) toward [but not reaching] Lodge farm – thanks. I added discs today and then picked up litter that seems to appear on footpaths, particularly plastic bottles, please take your own litter home don’t leave it for the rest of us …

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Chalton Waymark Post

With the help of Tom Hose we replaced the missing waymark post near Common Farm today (CHL4). The cross field path (CHL3) is still obstructed by a fence, this has been reported to CBC again. Yesterday did some cutting adjacent to Chalgrave church continuing to keep the brambles at bay!

Crowbush (TOD58) Bridleway

The bridleway/path through Crowbush into Kimberwell (TOD58) has been an anomaly for many years. The Definitive Map shows the footpath running through the rear gardens of eight houses in Bradford Road. The 2019 proposal would take it out of all but a couple of gardens. It would resolve the legal anomaly that may cause difficulty …

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Replace waymark post

Another waymark post replaced today. On the path from Toddington towards College farm, on the Toddington/Chalgrave parish boundary. Also cut back vegetation and refixed the handrail, although doubt that will stay fixed for long. The sleepers are all in good condition. Then went and checked a report of fallen tree on the path (CHA47) beside …

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