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  1. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    You could say that about many of the Ease Gill entrances. It was dug open in 1984 but was already a draughting hole
  2. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    Red Rose has informed the CNCC that Wretched Rabbit works are basically complete so it should be going back on the bookings system in due course. The temp cover for the pipe was just knocked up using the old fence posts that were there so we'll need a longer lasting one in due course. We're also...
  3. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    Have you just volunteered to produce one then
  4. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    That should read STOCKPROOF entrance lid before you all make comments
  5. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    The work on the entrance is now virtually complete. Some minor work needed to cement the inside end of the pipe plus a shockproof entrance lid to be made/aquired. Anyone got anything suitable with a hole to allow bats through?
  6. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    Work is progressing well and we have now supported the entrance sides with cemented walling using local stones, the pipe has been fitted and back filling on top of the pipe has started. This will help to support the unstable cliff above when complete.The entrance is still not open but so please...
  7. andywebman

    Have I got news for you

    More like 25 years ago when I was editor
  8. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    Gated! Are you having a naff!
  9. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    More progress made.Right hand side is now walled up and cemented to support the roof and left hand side is almost complete. Need more cement bags to carry over to the entrance. Drystone walling next then fit pipe and back fill to support the overhanging frost shattered cliff face
  10. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    Yes, 600
  11. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    The cliff above the entrance has weathered (frost shattered) and slid down. The roof of the entrance is in thinly bedded fossiliferous limestone and prone to collapse. This will be supported inside and anchors put in the roof. Four metres of pipe will be put into the entrance and the area around...
  12. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    Work continues on the repairs. A rather wet day yesterday. We now have the pipe and all materials onsite and a trench is being dug to accommodate it. This will be back filled to support the cliff
  13. andywebman

    Government emergency alert test at 15:00 today?

    Company belongs to the father of Sunak's wife. Keep it in the family!
  14. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit quick update

    Work has now started as of 23rd April. Follow new thread for updates
  15. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    More work done Sunday and the plastic pipe is now on site
  16. andywebman

    Wretched Rabbit Entrance Repairs

    This weekend we have started the long awaited repairs to the entrance. This is a major undertaking and will take a few weeks. First we had to get all the materials to the entrance. This was done by Alan Middleton at Leck Fell House and completed on Saturday by RRCPC members. The cliff face has...
  17. andywebman

    Digging buckets

    Red Roase need some. Can I pick some up from the Dump, usual donation.
  18. andywebman

    Tickets for Northern Explorers forum 2023 go on sale on 10th March

    I paid via Paypal but not received a ticket yet Andy
  19. andywebman

    Road to Bullpot Farm

    There are a few new potholes after the winter. I will be reporting those in next few weeks. You would surprised how fast some clowns drive along the road
  20. andywebman

    Road to Bullpot Farm

    In recent months there have been dangerous and inappropriate issues involving residents, farmers and other road users along the single track road up to Bullpot Farm. Some people have been driving far too fast on the road and not giving way to oncoming traffic. Horses, pedestrians and dog walkers...
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