Dorset’s Important Geological Sites Group (DIGS) news

DIGS workday Rodwell Cutting on 29 April 2019 Report by G S Pettifer, 10 May 2019 Looking upstream towards the former boggy area immediately after clearance work Dorset’s Important Geological Sites group (DIGS) held a workday in the Rodwell Cutting on Monday 29 April. This site has been designated as a Local Geological Site (LGS)

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new Police machine!

keep safe and help others: please contact the Nothe & Chapelhay Neighbourhood Policing Team about  any matter  you find problematic.  The more well tell them about drug dealing and anything else negative the better resourced they are so its 101 for non-emergency calls and they have a Facebook page too. In an emergency please call 999 #Weymouthpoliceaction


Spring Clean Litter Pick 23rd March – well done everyone!

A successful morning litter picking on the Rodwell Trail! Thank you to everyone who came to help – it was lovely to see families + children out joining in on a slightly damp + overcast morning. A very big thank you to Simon (WPBC) who has steadfastly over many years assisted + carted away truckloads

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Sally Browning

Good Citizen Award

The Friends of Rodwell Trail were pleased to proposed Sally Browning for a Good Citizen Award this year, She has been litter picking on the Rodwell Trail twice a week, every week, no matter what the weather was throughout 2018 and we were proud to be present when Sally recently received this well deserved award

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POSTPONED spectacular Star Gazing Friday 8th March at 7pm at Sandsfoot Castle Gardens

its a weather thing! the Met Office forecast a nasty wet and cloudy night for Friday evening so we have had to postpone our Star Gazing for another time. Watch this space!


Trail Distance Markers Maintenance

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

Dolphin 23.01.19


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.


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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Highways Dept arrive

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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Parks Campaign 1

#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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