Planting bulbs in the snow


THE Uppermill Community Association (UCAN),supported by the Canal & River Trust, has been busy completing the task of removing the wet and slippery leaves along the towpath from Wade Lock to the viaduct.

One last snowy bulb planting session took place following the kind donation of a batch of bluebell bulbs. The team are really hoping for a colourful show in spring as over 1000 bulbs have now been planted.

Plans for the new year include further work on the woodland area near the viaduct starting with the removal of weak and fallen saplings. This will open up the area allowing in more daylight and will help to encourage the healthy growth of the woodland floor and the surrounding trees.

The year was rounded off by the team celebrating with festive drinks and mince pies. UCAN would like to thank CRT (Canal and River Trust) and Tesco volunteers for their continued support.