Installation of our bench on Siston Common
A Benchmark to the future
On 1st October 2018 Kingswood Ramblers installed a bench that has been funded by Avon Area and donated to Siston Parish Council.
It has been installed at Warmley Forest on the Community Forest Path.
Siston Parish Council who are involved in Friends of Siston Common came along & helped our team to install it.
Thank you as always to the group who help with all the wonderful work that is being done to improve our local footpaths.
Footpath Clearance Updates
During 2015 a group of our ramblers worked with South Gloucestershire Council to replace stiles with kissing gates to make our footpaths more user friendly.
Our footpath clearance team have also cleared several badly overgrown footpaths in the local area during 2015 to make them more accessible.
Work has already begun on footpath clearance in 2016. See contact details on the Home page.
Footpath cleared at Beach 18/2/17
Some extra helpers
A path at Shortwood Gold Course was cleared on 3rd December 2016:
On 8th October a team cleared a footpath at Webbs Heath which was very overgrown. They also managed to reinstate the footpath by putting back the barbed wire which had been knocked down by walkers - not Ramblers!
Path before clearance
Path after clearance
On 30th July 2016 a team cleared 2 very overgrown paths and fallen tree at Shortwood Golf Course:
path before clearance fallen tree
Roger and Tim hard at work
Julia and Tim
the cleared path
On 19th March 2016 a group of Kingswood volunteers cleared a path at Shortwood Golf Course removing large amounts of dogwood to reinstate the correct route and keep walkers off the golf course. A great deal of rubbish was also removed. The second path cleared was at Siston where the path was totally blocked. Now walkers are able to walk from Siston to join the Dramway on the opposite side of a roundabout.
In January 2016 a badly overgrown path that links the Community Forest Path with footpaths leading to Pucklechurch was cleared. Well done to all the team. See photos below:
path before clearance path after clearance