Joining the HCS rangers for a day out whacking wayward woody weeds on Netley Common and a brash bonfire. There is a high proportion of young birch in the condemned species mix. Chainsaws on duty. Also Winter Solstice BBQ lunch. Bring a potato wrapped in foil to bake in the fire. P.S. Manor Farm has […]

Note that this is a change of date for the venue. Another day clearing the unwanted brambles, gorse and saplings to nudge the site closer to the former state of open heath. There may be a little perimeter fence mending if Jim buys the posts. All power tools of destruction on duty please.

HCS Southern Sites team are making a big investment in paths this year. This is our first opportunity to contribute to improving access for this team. Task leader Geoff. A small team will engage in fencing repairs, replacing rotted posts, so that cattle can be brought on site to graze the common later in the […]

HCS Southern Sites team are making a big investment in paths this year. This is our first opportunity to contribute to improving access for this team. Task leader Geoff. A small team will engage in fencing repairs, replacing rotted posts, so that cattle can be brought on site to graze the common later in the […]

The surprise is that Martin has asked us to go back to Netley Common instead of Westwood. We’ll be finishing off the renewal of fence posts and installing a couple of metal kissing gates. Geoff to lead the task. Please drive down the track and onto the clearing on the common to park where we […]

Under unusual circumstances the team will be split for 2 weeks – see the boardwalk task. In this first split week the alternate task will involve helping Martin lay fresh hoggin on paths on Netley Common. It is expected that the ride-on roller will used again. (The paths worked on in recent weeks look very […]