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Trail Distance Markers Maintenance

  the much loved distance markers are getting a repair and will be back soon

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Dolphin

Dolphin in Portland Harbour just off Castle Cove Sailing Club at high water, viewed from the Rodwell Trail on 23 Jan 2019. Everyone passing along the trail at that time stopped to look, entranced.

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Rodwell Trail Transformation of lower path by The Marsh

A section of the Marsh leading to the Rodwell Trail in Weymouth has received a major refurbishment by Dorset County Council’s Greenspace service. It is hoped that this transformation will not only enhance the environment but also tackle antisocial behaviour by increasing its use as a through route with wide easy access and improving general

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November Storms – Fallen Tree

Sycamore in Rodwell Cutting broken off overnight 9-10 November 2018 Saturday 10 November: Fallen tree across the trail One of the multi-trunks of a coppiced sycamore growing towards the top of the cutting blocked the trail at the dripping well on 10 November. The trunk broke off in a southerly gale about 2m above ground

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#SaveOurParks campaign

please support out wonderful parks by supporting this campaign [click underlined word or go to https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/229894]                     Thousands of Britain’s parks and play areas are falling into disrepair or are under threat of being sold to developers. This is despite the vital health and social benefits that our

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2018 AGM Monday 3rd Dec

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Trail Autumn Litter Pick Saturday 27th Oct

                                  All Welcome

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Annual Butterfly Identification Day 5th August 2018

There was a good turn out for the butterfly walk on August 5th it was a glorious afternoon with a bit of a breeze. Georgie and Ian Laing, members of the Dorset Branch of Butterfly Conservation, led the walk, kindly standing in for Bernard Franklin, who was unfortunately indisposed. The butterflies came out and made

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Annual Butterfly Identification Walk

  Join us for our annual butterfly identification walk along the Rodwell Trail. Experts from Butterfly Conservation will help you identify the many species of butterfly to be seen flying in August along the Trail. These should include Holly Blue, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Comma, Meadow Brown, Small and Large skippers the many different

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Mural Project – a very big Thank You

Since the Rodwell Tunnel Mural competition awards ceremony on 23rd March 2018 the Friends of the Rodwell Trail have been working very diligently to resolve the practical issues and raise the funds to complete the Wyke Road Tunnel Mural project in August 2018. However, it is with truly great regret that after having pursued all

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