Monthly Archives: April 2013

Work Party 2nd May 2013, 7pm New Meadow

The first evening work party of 2013 will continue clearing flood debris and hedge laying arisings onto the bramble pile. Please meet at the New Meadow from 7pm, which is the one just to the south-west of the cycle-track crossroads … Continue reading

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The Beetle’s Awake

The Jewel of York and the pride of Rawcliffe Meadows has ended its winter hibernation underground. During a site meeting with Vicky from Buglife to show a number of proposed projects relating to the beetle we found that one big … Continue reading

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Waste water pipe replacement

Contractors for Yorkshire Water (MMB) will shortly commence replace the old rising main between Clifton Hospital to the treatment works. The work is planned to commence from the 7th May 2013 and take twenty weeks to complete. Two pipes are replacing the … Continue reading


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Behind the Scenes

Apart from the fact that most users of Rawcliffe Meadows don’t appear to know much whether it be the fact that it’s not owned or managed by the City Council, that it is part of the plan to stop the … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Work Parties

The lighter evenings are here and so work parties move to Thursday evenings. Our evening work parties begin in May from 7 to 9 PM. The first three dates are: May 2nd May 16th June 6th Please meet at the … Continue reading

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Next work party: 14 April 2013 from 10:30

As usual, and subject to the weather, the April work party will probably be clearing what flood debris we can from the banks and the meadows so as not to the cutting of the hay in July. We’ll start at … Continue reading

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