Monthly Archives: July, 2010

God help the Dabchicks if they nest…

God help the Dabchicks if they nest… ..note the last sentence.. “By doing it during the summer holidays the nesting should have finished.” … when we have had Dabchicks nesting on the Slea they have ALWAYS nested during AUGUST, for example in 2008 this post… ..shows that on August 15 the last Dabchicks […]

Good and Bad News

The good news is that apparently there were TWO pairs of Dabchicks on the Slea this morning, if they both stay there could be a lot of fighting as they are reasonably close together. The BAD news is that I have been told that someone has asked permission to have 2 ROW BOATS on the […]


SUPRISE SUPRISE, after the Navigation Trust ‘celebrated’ the opening of the new slipway and monstrosity brigde on Sunday the dam at the weir near the Mill was taken down. So did the Navigation Trust just dam the Slea to increase the water level ‘just’ for the boats, did they give a ‘dam’ (pun intended) about […]