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Our latest project & activity news round-up: Poole Park Life May 2019 Newsletter

Week 10. Lakes, Lagoon and Sluice Bridge Update.

A weekly post to update you on what has happened in Poole Park over the last week, and what to expect this week. The improvements are really moving forward now we’re getting in to the last month or so of works. Although it is hidden from...

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Week 9. Lakes, Lagoon and Sluice Bridge Update

A weekly post to update you on what has happened in Poole Park over the last week, and what to expect this week. The weekly update has been a touch delayed owing to developments on site, however we can now bring you up to date on the various...

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Week 7. Lakes, Lagoon and Sluice Bridge Update

A weekly post to update you on what has happened in Poole Park over the last week, and what to expect this week. Around the edges of the freshwater lakes the gabion baskets have been back-filled with concrete, within a liner to prevent it mixing...

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Volunteering: Paul Williams gives something back

Paul Williams is a police detective by day, and a gardening volunteer by night (and weekends). The 42-year-old father of two began volunteering at Poole Park two years ago. His family live in a block of flats that overlook the park ...

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Week 6. Lakes, Lagoon and Sluice Bridge Update

A weekly post to update you on what has happened in Poole Park over the last week, and what to expect this week. On Monday last week the plant that had been stuck in a deep pocket of sinking sand in the lagoon were removed and taken off site. The...

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Lagoon works and welfare of swans

A number of concerns have been expressed recently about the welfare of the swans living in Poole Park. The following information hopefully will help to explain the work, the processes involved, permissions required and timings. The draining of the...

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Week 5. Lakes, Lagoon and Sluice Bridge Update

A weekly post to update you on what has happened in Poole Park this week, and what to expect next week. A busy and interesting week began last Saturday with a well attended guided walk, over 50 people enjoying what turned in to a 2 hour guided walk...

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Week 4. Lakes, Lagoon and Sluice Bridge Update

A weekly post to update you on what has happened in Poole Park this week, and what to expect next week. The work around the freshwater lakes has slowed a little as the crazy paving is removed and stacked, this will be re-used in the gabion baskets...

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Week 3. Lakes, Lagoon and Sluice Bridge Update

A weekly post to update you on what has happened in Poole Park this week, and what to expect next week. In the freshwater lakes work has continued to form new lake edges using large blocks of stone. These are placed and stacked together to form a...

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Week 2. Lakes, Lagoon and Sluice Bridge Update

Second weekly post to update you on what has happened in Poole Park this week, and what to expect next week. The improvements to the lakes and lagoon have progressed at quite a pace this week. Ebsford Environmental have been very busy finishing the...

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Week 1. Lakes, Lagoon and Sluice Bridge Update

The first weekly post to update you on what has happened in Poole Park this week, and what to expect next week. Monday 14th saw the mobilisation of two works contracts taking place in Poole Park at the same time, meaning the path along the railway...

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