Event 131: River Ely at Ely Bridge

CRG  made a welcome return to the River Ely at Ely Bridge, having last visited this site in July 2013.

The usual suspects, equipped with more-or-less waterproof waders, worked in the river either side of Ely Bridge, removing traffic signs, barriers and cones, and various other things from the water.

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The more sensible people did battle with Himalayan balsam, and litter picked in and around the area.event131.2

As you can see, there was an enormous amount of balsam!

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After  hard morning’s work,  some well-earned refreshment was taken at The Coach House, Station Terrace, where there was an impromptu fashion show of CRG merchandise old and new.

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More photos from this event are on the CRG Flickr photostream.

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