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Researcher and practioner in matters relating to egovernment, government ICT and their approach to the citizen.

Report on Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 18th Feb 2018

Thanks to Pete & Jason, Mark & Julie, Judi, Masha, Claudia and new helpers Helen and Richard, along with Don our contractor, who were helping us finish off the hedgelaying of the Blue Beck Copse boundary we’d started on the … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Activities First Half 2018

After some to-ing and fro-ing, and changes and thinking I believe we have a list of dates and activities for the work parties on Rawcliffe Meadows from Jan 2018 (just for retrospective reference) to July 2018. There may be some … Continue reading

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Report on the Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 7th January 2018

The conservation gods had the sun shining on us and the water levels not reaching our base for an amazing Sunday work party. Don had brought loads of tools and a wealth of experience to help us lay the eastern … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows “Happy New Year” Work Party Sunday 7th Jan 2018 10:30 am

On Sunday 7th Jan 2018 we’ve asked Don Davies to come along and help/advise us how to lay the eastern hedge alongside Blue Beck Copse at the north of the site, where the outlet pops out under that Barrier Bank … Continue reading

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Tansy Beetle Time – Well Almost

In preparing for Tansy Beetle time we’ve taken to heart a suggestion by a member of the Natural England Field Unit that visited a few weeks ago and purchased this clever little device, a 4 in 1 soil survey instrument, … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows 2017 Annual Report – Records Wanted

Records are a bit thin on the ground this year. If anyone has any they haven’t yet submitted please let us know.

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Christmas Quiz 2017

What year (and for bonus point, month) was Rawcliffe Meadows, along with Clifton Ings designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)? What year (and for a bonus point, month) did work really start on Rawcliffe Meadows? Where was the … Continue reading

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