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Enhancement Work Party March 2008

Hack Green and Coole Pilate


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Ten members (including shuttle car driver) made up the spring enhancement work party at Hack Green and Coole Pilate.

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Other supplies were loaded at Nantwich wharf

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Workboat leaving for Hack Green.

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At Hack Green, old bollards were removed, leaving just six for a lock mooring with the idea that we would install nine rings to replace the bollards for a 48 hr mooring site

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Unfortunately, the drill was not man enough for the job and we only managed three holes in six hours. The others will have to wait.

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One of the completed new rings

So then we went to Coole Pilate where our enhancement work parties started thirteen years ago

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On Saturday, George did some engineering work in the work boat.

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Paul cut some shuttering.

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Brian cut some turf.

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Muriel served us all with tea and sympathy.
Then painted the furniture - three picnic tables.

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When the engineering, shuttering and turf cutting was complete, Dave mixed some concrete to make the bases.

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On Sunday we had another tea break and welcomed Duncan Davenport, duty manager with BW.
We inspected our work and tidied up and wended our merry way back towards Hack Green.