Improvement work

Added Handrail

Added a handrail, replaced waymark post and improved steps by the sewage works near Cowbridge farm (TOD45).  Interesting challenge but worth several hours of effort. Part of Cowbridge walk. The sewage ‘works’ collects the sewage from Toddington in the large visible tank and when the level reaches a trigger level it pumps the sewage to …

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Wet paths

Tried clearing some of the ditch beside TOD99 with the intention to reduce the water on the path. Not really sure whether the ditch is the problem or whether it is just natural springs. Good to see it has been waked so well over the winter. The landowner does ask not to step over his …

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Park House waymark posts

Replaced and added a new waymark post on TOD29 at Park House.  Thanks and welcome to the new owners of Park House. On the route of the Monmouth Way, the Lodge farm walk and the Happyland walk.

Headland path north of A5

Over several weekends replaced four waymark posts on the headland path parallel with the new A5 road. This is on the Chalgrave/Houghton Regis parish boundary, HRE15/HRE13, HRE41/CHA15, HRE41/CHA18 and HRE15/CHA44 . The route is part of the revised Icknield Way path. While we were there we also collected much litter, which possibly blows across the …

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Grass cutting at Glebe

Cut back vegetation at the Glebe on TOD62.  The paths at the Glebe have all been well walked and some got very muddy over the last few months, so cutting back the sides has given a bit more grass to walk on. Subsequently contractor came and cut more of the vegetation, which is great.

Cleared fallen tree

Out for a walk generally carry some tools just in case. Came across fallen tree on the Toddington/Chalton parish boundary. After a bit of effort we managed to clear the route. Part of the Icknield Way. It would benefit from some further cutting back.

2020 News Archive

Dec 2020 Fitted a new waymark post just into Tingrith parish, TIN6, by the M1.  And refixed the fallen waymark post on the eastern side of the M1 in Harlington Wood End. Nov 2020 Added two waymark posts on TOD13 on the path beyond Alma farm.  Also in Houghton Regis added two waymark posts on …

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