Author Archives: David Donegani

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tracking the progress of the new Ashmount School

All for a good cause

During the last week of term head teacher Dave willing sacrificed his hair for two good causes. Students and staff gathered in the school hall (the old tiny one) to witness the occasion. Half of the funds will go to the Ashmount School … Continue reading

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Running late!

No, that’s not a comment on the status of the project, it’s a comment on my ability to keep up to date with posts on the progress of the new Ashmount School. The project is well on schedule, even slightly ahead. … Continue reading

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Any one for a swim?

Things are moving along at a pace with lots of different contractors on site. The swimming pool has gone from being just a hole in the ground to the final formed shape with steps in place and some of the … Continue reading

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Blue sky at last!

The sun was finally shining when I headed up to site with my camera to catch the mobile crane on site for the day. It was there to load half of the roof panels up onto the steel structure ready for the … Continue reading

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Another grey day

It’s been a while since I have managed to get on site to get some more pictures – but when I did, it was yet another grey day – I’m hoping for some blue sky next week when the mobile crane … Continue reading

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Hand me another bolt

Week 16 saw the beginning of the steelwork rising out of the ground. It all seems like a gigantic Meccano set (for those of you who remember them), with the steelwork arriving, the crane lifting and the workman fixing and bolting it … Continue reading

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Week 14, 51 to go.

It’s hard to believe that we are over 20% through the building programme, but we are and there is less than a year to go to completion. Earlier this afternoon, on another bitterly cold day the three Davids (head, deputy and governor) made a site … Continue reading

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