16.7.18 - Bracknell
Further to update 30.4.18 the local Council have voted to reopen the Bracknell campsite with in the next 30 days. There will be a small charge ($3.00).
Further to Update of 8.6.18 it has been found that Map 3 had moved to the page of Map 5 resulting in Map 5 not being visible. This has now been rectified.
As a result any one who has downloaded the guidebook since 8.6.18 should either download the guidebook again or simply download Map five here.
It has been found that Map number 3 (page79) in the latest guidebook is missing. This has now been corrected. Anyone who has downloaded the guidebook between 3 June and today can download the map here.
The culvert at point 31.7, page 60, has been serverely damaged by floodwaters. Access is possible but users, particularly horse riders, should take care.
A new edition of the guidebook is now available to dowload. If users have already downloaded the guide it is recommended that they update their copy as some important changes have been made.
Further to the report of 23 March regarding camping at Bracknell the Meander Valley Council has advised that due to not being able to find a local group to manage camping in the Town the recreation ground will not be made available. This means that there will not be an opportunity to camp in the town and Trail users should consider staying at the old Liffey school house.
If stores are required, a visit to the Town will still need to made but otherwise the alternative route described in the guidebook may be the best course to take when proceeding along the Trail. See update 16.7.18 - Bracknell.
The Trail between Latrobe and Railton has been closed due to a dispute with a land owner. Users should take the Railton Road as shown in Map 2 in the guidebook.This matter may take some time to resolve as it may involve legal action.
Regarding the Bracknell campsite closure this month: the Meander Valley Council is making moves to open a site on the recreation grounds, for which there will be a small charge. Further details will be provided as they become known.