About Keep Wales Tidy's Tidy Towns' work in Cardiff

Hi, my name is Chris Partridge and I am Keep Wales Tidy's Tidy Towns Project Officer for Cardiff. Activities we undertake are often in partnership with Cardiff Council's Parks Department (both waste services and Community Park Rangers) and Street Cleansing. We have organised events for several businesses across Cardiff and is happy to accommodate future requests. For more information you can contact Chris on 07717 412 270 or by Email: chris.partridge@keepwalestidy.org You can also follow me on Twitter for upcoming events @CardiffKWT

Monday, 18 April 2011

16.04.11 Sawing of the stakes in Old St. Mellons

The hedging vols in St. Mellons turned out on Saturday in Old St. Mellons for the final touches to the hedge and a celebratory picnic.

Before we started, Cllr. Jane Rogers performed a solo litterpick and dog poo pickup around parts of the park. We knew it was quite bad around here for dog poo as we had to tiptoe around several piles while hedging.

All that remained was moving all the brash to one site. Following this we cut the stakes down to the height of the binders, or hetherings, and wove in any sticking out pieces of hedge.

Following this we enjoyed a picnic to celebrate the end of the hedging as well as seeing leaves emerging from stretches of the hedge showing that we'd done a good job.

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