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Photo needed

FixitPosted by Jan Wed, March 28, 2018 09:50:50
I wonder did anyone take a good photo of finished job with skilled workers of the handrail job off Twentywell Lane.
I want to send a copy to Lavers with a thankyou for their generous donation of timber?
Please let me know. David Kayley had a good one but has unfortunately deleted it.
Thanks, Jan

Monday 5th Fixit

FixitPosted by Jan Sat, March 03, 2018 19:01:50
Due to adverse weather we are postponing Crosspool job until second Monday in April.

Monday 5th Fixit

FixitPosted by Jan Sat, March 03, 2018 19:01:35
Due to adverse weather we are postponing Crosspool job until second Monday in April.

Monday 5th Fixit

FixitPosted by Jan Sat, March 03, 2018 19:01:05
Due to adverse weather we are postponing Crosspool job until second Monday in April.

March 5th Fixit

FixitPosted by Jan Tue, February 20, 2018 18:38:22
Hi Fixiteers,
Here are the details of March FIXIT
Venue is Crosspool the corner of Long lane with steps leading down to Back Lane.
Parking no problem on Long Lane.
The job is to replace, re-set the steps which are an accident waiting to happen.
There is some cutback work, and some drystone walling work.
Tony will arrange for all the materials we need to be there.
This is quite a big job, so if anyone wants to join the group just for this one that would be good. Gordon? As David Hogg is away.
Bring gloves, cutting tools, spades, plastic buckets for carrying hardcore, the drill, hammers and anything else you think may be useful.
See you there at 9.45/ 10 am
Thanks all for the last job I missed. Report came back that you did good.
Pass the word please that extra help would be welcome!



February 5th FIXIT

FixitPosted by Jan Tue, January 09, 2018 13:28:38
I hope that you enjoyed the January break as we have quite a big job on February Monday 5th

We are improving an existing path. It needs a few more steps, a considerable length of handrail, some levelling and some surfacing.

The site is off Twentywell Lane, which is just beyond Dore Station. Go over the bridge after the station and block of flats onto Twentywell Lane. Imediately over the bridge turn right. There is a gate which we will arange to be unlocked, but there is some parking before the gate. 9.45 if you can make it.

We will need the fixit drill and David's drill. Saws hammers, spades&shovels, plastic buckets for transporting hardcore. Dreadlocks Dave will bring special tools

Arnold Laver have donated all the timber for this job.


HAPPY NEW YEAR



Next Fixit

FixitPosted by Jan Fri, December 22, 2017 12:05:28
We are having a break in January. So the next Fixit will be on Monday February 5th
Have a lovely Christmas everyone. Jan

Fixit Monday December 4th

FixitPosted by Jan Tue, November 21, 2017 19:28:20
We are working on the track from Redmires Reservoir leading up to Stanage Pole.

The job is to uproot and dispose of an invasive plant called Piree Piree which has taken a hold in this area. It is spread by walkers and sheep. The Council have sprayed with little effect and are reluctant to repeat as the area is so close to the reservoir.

Bring small spades, forks and trowels, buckets and plastic bags. Gloves will be necessary as this plant is a burr. Kneeling pads might be a good idea!

Cars can be parked at the bottom of the track.

We are planning to go for a Christmas drink/meal, when we have finished work, at the Shiny Chef.

Tony will be there to make sure we are pulling the right plant, and he will be responsible for destroying them.

See you at 10 , if weather friendly!

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