Grove Mill trip report

Grove Mill trip report

News, Trip, Trip Reports
On Sunday 17th of March five Nomads set out from Grove Mill near Hunton Bridge to explore the grand union canal and river Gade backwaters back to the aquadrome. After the hurricane the previous day we were glad to start in sunshine with only a light breeze as we set off southward on the canal towards Cassiobury park. After a pretty canal section past Whippendell woods on the right and a portage around two locks, we soon arrived above the lock in Cassiobury park where we turned off left on the river Gade. A selection of weirs presented themselves, but we took the easiest chute to the left into a pool with no obvious exit due to a fallen tree. Undeterred we forged our way through the tree branches continuing…
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Nomads working party

Nomads working party

Maintenance, News
On Saturday the 16th of March several club members assisted in the laying of roadstone in front of and between the storage containers to provide a solid walking area and in the connection of a permanent mains supply to the clubhouse, all ably coordinated by Chilly. Thanks to the number of members helping the jobs were completed without drama, except for the Travis Perkins lorry on it's second visit being unable to get a grip on the grass and threatening to take out the gate post! Thank you to everyone who gave their time to help.
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