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PostSubject: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:49 pm

I've just received a provisional date from the leaders of
13th Twickenham Scout Group for a River Crane litter-pick and
clean up event

(evening) Friday 19th April 2013

TAC will be helping out with the necessary equipment, litter pickers, etc.
anyone who is able to make it along will be more than welcome.

More details to follow when I have them.

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PostSubject: Re: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:22 am

Nice one Ed.

I am off shift so will be there mate Smile

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PostSubject: river crane clean up    Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:09 am

this sounds like a good thing so i will be there do you know what stretch it will happen on
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PostSubject: Re: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Sun Feb 17, 2013 11:45 pm

Spoke to the leaders on Friday, we will be meeting at the Meadway bridge, plenty of litter all the way along that section up towards Hospital Bridge roundabout. Parking there is easy and local for the scouts involved.

(We should think about a further clean-up event upstream near where the fish were stocked as well.)

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PostSubject: Re: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:41 pm

Mill Road weir removal discussion split off to a separate thread here:
http://forum.rivertac.org/t2517-river-crane-mill-road-weir-removal

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PostSubject: Re: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:08 pm

This Friday we'll be joining 13th Twickenham Scouts to partake of a pleasant evening's rubbish collection along the River Crane, Meadway, area. Anyone at a loose end that evening do please feel free to join us. If you can bring waders or a wheelbarrow, even better.


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PostSubject: Re: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:58 pm

Park in The Meadway (approx. TW2 6PQ) at bridge over the River Crane/Kneller Gardens
Time: 18:00 - 18:30

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PostSubject: Re: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:00 am

About 12 scouts, 6 parents and a couple of TAC members collected about 5 bags of rubbish from the River Crane this evening, the spoils included:
* A shopping trolley (which we left by the side of the footpath pending our return trip, by which time some local youth had returned it to the river!)
* A couple of traffic cones
* A fridge compressor
* Some wire fence
* A broken bicycle frame
* About 5 bags of rubbish
The kids all had great fun, especially since Dave brought along all the river-fly kick sampling kit and they were allowed to get in the river and do it for themselves. One lad started the evening complaining how boring he found the idea of litter picking, by the end he was boasting that he was the best litter picker and reckoned he'd collected more than anyone else!

A few of the final photos, more to follow:






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PostSubject: Re: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:37 am

well done all. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:12 pm

A few more pics Smile




Getting the bike frame out, well spotted by the scouts







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PostSubject: Re: River Crane clean-up Friday 19th April   Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:28 pm

Oh, you've taken out all the features!

Well done, good work!


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