Improvement work

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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More clearance

Something of a workout today – gloves, scythe and loppers and lots of nettles with encroaching vegetation. Pleased I started early before it got too hot. On the route from Lodge farm towards Toddington (TOD25). Part of the Lodge farm walk. The trigger was that next week part of the Bedfordshire walking festival will use …

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Battlesden tasks

A bit more tidying up in Battlesden today. Replaced the broken finger arm by the church on BAT1. Could not fix the post at a strange angle Waymarking at the junction of BAT3 & BAT4 Clearing the gap where BAT4 emerges onto Hockliffe road. Tried to refix the finger arm, but the hedge cutter had …

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Dogs and Cattle

It is well know that dogs and cattle do not mix well. The cattle, are protective and inquisitive when dogs come near. A very sad event happened in April when cattle surrounded a lady walking her dog towards Luton road. The lady and dog were trampled by cattle. The local farmers and a passing cyclist …

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