A local group of interested folk have met in recent months to review the local rights of way network. We have met under the banner of the Toddington Multi-Access Forum. Last week we met with Central Bedfordshire Council representatives and explained our goals. The group has developed an aspirational map of where we would like […]
On the Icknield Way path from Chalgrave church to Wingfield (CHA21) a waymark post had rotted. We replaced that today with a new post. Also cleared the field edge hedge towards the golf course (CHA22). Then on Sunday replaced another waymark post on the path (TOD61) from Luton road towards Fancott. The old post was
We also cleared vegetation from the intermediate gate of BAT2 and the bridge onto the Lane. This gate does not shut properly. Replaced four broken deck boards on TOD52 the Icknield Way path between Luton Road and Conger Lane. Top tip – mud on the deck boards keeps them moist and therefore aids rotting. By
I have posted some information about the Theedway which was a historic route across the south the Chalton and Chalgrave which survives today as the Boundway byway and Featherbed Lane. It apparently links with the Icknield Way near the A6, which is a linkage we are seeking to re-establish as part of the M1-A6 link
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 walked so well over the winter. The landowner does ask not to step over his
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
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.