Progress Update Easter’13

We aim to update the key project sites on a monthly basis:

Cosgrove

Operators for excavators and tracked dumper truck are now trained

H&S paperwork has been approved by Canal & River Trust. Necessary approvals have been signed and appointed persons have been … appointed!

Further work on budgets has been completed and is pending committee approvals.

Calendar dates for the work parties have been published and volunteers emailed.

Soil samples have been taken and approved for the waste permits by both CRT and the EA.

Bund design has been finalised and setting out is scheduled.

Terraseal liner and geoblock has been delivered ready for the bund construction.

Bourton Meadow

Work continues to remove the last of the hedging that needs to be cleared.

The badger sett was approved by the local badger group as disused and its closure was approved by AVDC biodiversity team and Natural England. The sett has been closed and mesh overlaid on the site.

Permits and permissions are reaching final stagesĀ and a site meeting with the contractors is being planned with the landowner.