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Miracles on the Colne

Stop press - we had a full day of work on the Colne PV today and not a single drop of rain. This despite all the surrounding counties and particularly neighbouring North Western areas of England and South Western Scotland getting batterd by torrential rain.

Here is hoping that the weather holds for Friday too.

The meeting place is still the same (see post below). There will be a small white "Colne Water AC river work" sign on a sandwich board style holder just outside Mr. Driver's house. The house is called "Eastfield" and the name is displayed on both the red brick pillars at the end of the drive. Please park either on the opposite side of the main road or on Kingsley street. We will be down the field by the river.
Please see the works in progress today in the photo on http://www.flyforums.co.uk/general-fly-fishing-discussion/52931-who-would-interested-habitat-work-training-4.html

Colne Practical Visit - come and get trained!

Having studied the local weather forecasts and agonized over the potential for postponement, we are still currently planning to go for the PV on the planned dates (19th and 20th November 2009). The rendezvous point on both days (at 9:30am) will be outside the landowner's house on the A6068 Keightley road (map on link below). The house name is "Eastfield" and is on the river side of the road. PLEASE DO NOT KNOCK ON THE DOOR - this is for landmark purposes only. I suggest parking on the side streets on the opposite side of the A6068 from the river side. Please wear sensible clothes!! and bring a claw hammer and gardening gloves if you have them. The work is planned to continue on Sat and Sun (the 21st and 22nd November) following the training and demonstration work on Thursday and Friday.
http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?hl=en-GB&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=117522040923902349444.00047774e2ab8ac085f4c&ll=53.871204,-2.128344&spn=0.020597,0.076818&z=14

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