Red berries on the riverside walk

November 5, 2013 Carole Humber Trees & FlowersUncategorized

Although we are now coming to the end of autumn, there are still plenty of very colourful shrubs with berries that brighten the cold mornings on a walk by the river.  Picture below illustrates this very well.

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Carved eagle seat

November 5, 2013 Carole Humber AccessArt

The picture below is of the very unusual seat and the magnificent carved eagle which seems to be just resting in flight   The eagle is a very tactile object and it is almost impossible to resist running your hands over its feathers as it if were real.  The seat is obviously a very welcome resting […]

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River walk leading up to new steps

November 5, 2013 Carole Humber Access

Shown below is another view of the riverside path which leads onto the newly constructed steps, on the approach to the Moreton Drive access point.

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Newly constructed steps and handrail from riverside path

November 5, 2013 Carole Humber AccessDog Walking

The path running by the river leads up to some very substantial newly constructed steps with again another sturdy handrail, this leads on up to the Moreton Drive entrance and is such an improvement on the previous muddy and sometimes waterlogged steps and paths, prior to the Dane Valley project being commenced. The path to […]

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Newly laid path leading from Dane Meadow to Bramhall Drive

November 5, 2013 Carole Humber AccessDog Walking

The picture below shows how the new path leads from the Dane Meadow up towards the Bramhall Drive entrance.  The newly constructed very sturdy handrail which runs along the edge of the new steps, to assist the weary of foot can clearly be seen going up into the woods and continues up to the end […]

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Progress of new road from entrance on Daresbury Close

November 5, 2013 Carole Humber Access

This picture shows the full width of the new road from the Daresbury Close entrance which is specifically designed for disabled access and leads down to the Dane Meadow parking area.  Although the full width is shown it is not possible to see the way the road bends round and then emerges out onto the […]

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Further Grant Success for Holmes Chapel’s Dane Meadow

September 2, 2013 Carole Humber Events

Holmes Chapel have had further success in obtaining grants to improve the Dane Meadow to the north of the village which is the only significant green space in the village. Only last week contractors began work on new paths in the area so that access will be easier for all including anyone with a disability. […]

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Holmes Chapel’s Country Park on the Doorstep Dane Meadow work starts on 19th August 2013

August 18, 2013 Carole Humber Events

The Dane Meadow Programme Board, a group set up by the Parish Council and the Holmes Chapel Partnership to oversee the improvements to the Dane Meadow site to the north side of Holmes Chapel have been successful with a grant application for  over £148,000. A further grant application to WREN  has been submitted to cover […]

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First Spade Event – 15th August 2013

August 18, 2013 Carole Humber Events

Below is a picture of Fiona Bruce MP and the Deputy Mayor of Cheshire East Council Councillor Wesley Fitzgerald, at the beginning of the development area of our Dane Meadow project.  Although there was a sprinkling of rain, all had come prepared with brollies and suitable footwear, it did not detract from the enjoyment of […]

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BioBlitz – 7/8th June a record of our findings

July 20, 2013 Carole Humber Wildlife

Greenfly Aphid Centipede Arthropod Millipede Arthropod Worm Arthropod Chafer Beetle Cream spot ladybird Beetle Endomychus coccineus Beetle Rhagonycha fulva Beetle Violet ground beetle Beetle Blackbird Bird Blackcap Bird Chaffinch Bird Chiffchaff Bird Common buzzard Bird Great tit Bird Long tail tit Bird Magpie Bird Wood pigeon Bird Wren Bird Greater spotted woodpecker Bird Small white […]

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