On a gloriously warm and sunny day, the volunteers were hard at work in and around the site of the proposed Clydach Canal Centre in Hebron Road. Four groups were soon hard at work:

A huge amount of assorted rubbish was removed from the building and deposited in a giant skip. The full skip and very tidy building at the end are testament to a job well done.

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Gordon cut down more trees. John Bryn and David cut the branches to size and chipped the brash.

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Martin worked hard preparing the new garden and supervised the youngsters. Good quality topsoil was added to enrich the garden.

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Sue worked tirelessly to paint the inside of the sliding door.

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Time for tea and cake. The bakers this week were Ronnie, Nick and Rhys. Delicious!

For the second week running, cold drinks were generously provided by the landlady of “The Three Compasses”.


A really productive day. Hard work by one and all in the heat. Well done everyone.

And finally, another breakthrough in the Hidden Lock garden – caterpillars of the cinnabar moth were busy munching their way through groundsel.

 Cinnabar Moth On Grounsel