Risk Assessments for Pals sessions

These take place 10.00 – 12.00 on the first Sunday and third Thursday each month

Tasks for Pals on Sunday 4th September

Checking the growth around, and views from the new bench on Fens way, and in the glade.

Cutting out any small sycamore saplings, and cutting back any bramble along paths

Litter picking.

Tasks for Pals on Thursday 21st July 2022

Cutting back plants around the lower pool to open view from this bench.

Also, checking all paths and cut back bramble, gorse and nettle

Collect any remaining yellow rattle seed from top meadow, for reseeding after the area is mown and grass removed.

Thursday 21st April 22

The Pals will mainly be checking and cutting back any bramble / gorse beginning to grow over paths – especially working on the top of the mound.  And cleaning information boards and Litter picking.

Also, to encourage the heather patches to continue to spread, cut out gorse and broom where it is spreading into the heather.  Heather growing on acid heathland is of special importance, and we’re lucky to have an area which is becoming stronger each year.

photos show before and after cutting back the holly to let more light in, and start opening p the area near the canal, so hopefully we’ll get a few new plants and flowers establishd here.

The risk assessments for groups working on Paddock Mound have to be submitted to Telford and Wrekin Council, so that their insurance, as the landowners, covers everyone working as part of the group.

It also gives a chance to see what tasks we’re planning to do – and why.

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