Footpath Report 7th July to 4th September 2018

This summer has not worked out well for me to look after the footpaths – too many other commitments absorbing my days – unfortunately a time when everything is growing!

1) Wednesday 11th July strimmed Bridleway HO18 from Roman Road to the 3rd gate.

HO18 after strimming 11.07.18
HO18 after strimming 11.07.18
HO13 fingerpost at Shelwick Lane cleared of ivy
HO13 fingerpost at Shelwick Lane cleared of ivy
HO13 Bridge at Shelwick Lane end cleared
2HO13 Bridge at Shelwick Lane end - foot board needs replacement
2HO13 Bridge at Shelwick Lane end – foot board needs replacement
HO13 stile at SO 52465 42822 cleared
HO13 stile at SO 52465 42822 cleared
HO14 New Stile at SO 5210 4247. Very high stile and the field towards Burcot Farm is obstructed by the crop
HO14 New Stile at SO 5210 4247. Very high stile and the field towards Burcot Farm is obstructed by the crop
HO13 path from SO 52006 42634 to SO 51780 42569 obstructed by crop
HO13 path from SO 52006 42634 to SO 51780 42569 obstructed by crop
HO13-HO14 junction stile at SO 52055 42622 still in need of repair/replacement
HO13-HO14 junction stile at SO 52055 42622 still in need of repair/replacement
HO13 bridge hand rail support post replaced at SO 51592 42513. Thank you whoever did that!
HO13 bridge hand rail support post replaced at SO 51592 42513. Thank you whoever did that!
3HO13 stile at Munstone Road. Path partially obstructed by crop but walkable
3HO13 stile at Munstone Road. Path partially obstructed by crop but walkable
HO13 stile cleared at SO 51780 42569
HO13 stile cleared at SO 51780 42569

3) Tuesday 21st August 1.5 miles strimming and clearing parts of footpaths HO9 near Munstone Road and HO10 at Munstone Road end and Shelwick Lane end.

HO9 stile cleared and path strimmed near White House Farm
HO9 stile cleared and path strimmed near White House Farm
HO9 strimmed and cleared at Munstone end (Thank you Ivydene for clearing the fence side of the path)
HO9 strimmed and cleared at Munstone end (Thank you Ivydene for clearing the fence side of the path)
HO10 strimmed down to Shelwick Lane 21.08.18
HO10 strimmed down to Shelwick Lane 21.08.18

4) Tuesday 4th September just 0.8 miles checking and manually clearing/trimming path HO8 from Attwood Lane to Roman Road. Still getting unwanted garden waste and rubbish being dumped onto the path. Please don’t!

HO8 at Attwood Lane end
HO8 at Attwood Lane end
HO8 Dumped bottles 04.09.18
HO8 Dumped bottles 04.09.18
HO8 Dumped grass cuttings 04.09.18
HO8 Dumped grass cuttings 04.09.18
HO8 Attwood Lane to Roman Road (1)
HO8 Attwood Lane to Roman Road (1)
HO8 Attwood Lane to Roman Road (2)
HO8 Attwood Lane to Roman Road (2)

Duncan Smart (DGS),
Holmer & Shelwick Parish Footpath Officer
04/09/2018

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