Summer 2019 programme
 

Tasks take place on alternate Sundays throughout the year and we work from about 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. We provide instruction on correct use of tools. Please bring strong footwear, waterproofs and a packed lunch.For further details (e.g. meeting points) please contact us at info@cdcv.org.uk

Please note tasks are liable to change at short notice. For queries on the day of the task, our mobile no. is 07999 562355.

 


19th May 2019

Footpath improvements, The Cloud, near Congleton

We’ll be working on the repair and restoration of stone paths in the area.

O.S. Map Ref: 903635


2nd June 2019

Footpath improvements, Borrow Pit Meadows / Salt Line, near Alsager

We’ll be resurfacing the path that runs parallel with the Salt Line.

O.S. Map Ref: 788570


16th June 2019

Footpath improvements, The Cloud, near Congleton


30th June 2019

Himalayan Balsam removal, Borrow Pit Meadows / Salt Line, near Alsager

To control the spread of this invasive species, we’ll be pulling up new growth thereby helping to protect native flora.


14th July 2019

Heathland maintenance, Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve

On a global scale lowland heath is rare and 20% of it is here in the UK. We’ll be protecting this valuable habitat by removing small trees and bramble that would otherwise shade out the heather.

O.S. Map Ref: 795653


28th July 2019

Hedge maintenance, Borrow Pit Meadows, near Alsager

We’ll be clearing competing growth from around the saplings that we have planted on several occasions along the Easy Access Trail.


11th August 2019

Heathland maintenance, Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve


25th August 2019

Footpath improvements, The Cloud, near Congleton

 

 


 Tasks take place on alternate Sundays throughout the year and we work from about 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. We provide instruction on correct use of tools. Please bring strong footwear, waterproofs and a packed lunch.

 

For further details (e.g. meeting points) please contact us at info@cdcv.org.uk

 

Please note tasks are liable to change at short notice.

For queries on the day of the task, our mobile no. is 07999 56235507999 562355

 


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 Examples of previous tasks
 
 
 
 

 

8th May 2016

Path maintenance, Borrow Pit Meadows, near Alsager

We’ll be continuing the resurfacing work we began last month.

O.S. Map Ref: 788570

 

22nd May 2016

Footpath repair, The Cloud,near Congleton

We’ll be resuming our restoration of the popular paths leading up to the summit, which should improve access and protect the surrounding heather.

O.S. Map Ref: 903635

 

5th June 2016

Borrow Pit Meadows, near Alsager

Our task will depend on what the ranger, Alistair, decides is required at the time. Further details to be announced.

O.S. Map Ref: 788570

 

19th June 2016

Heathland maintenance, Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve

To protect the rare and wildlife rich habitat of lowland heath we’ll be removing small trees (e.g. birch) that have encroached or re-grown on the heath.

O.S. Map Ref: 795653

 

3rd July 2016

Himalayan Balsam bash, Swettenham Meadows Nature Reserve

We’ll be returning to the woodland of this Cheshire Wildlife Trust managed reserve in our annual attempt to control the spread of this rapidly growing plant which would otherwise overwhelm the native flora.

O.S. Map Ref: 803675

 

17th July 2016

Footpath repair, The Cloud, near Congleton

We’ll be continuing our work from May.

 

31st July 2016

Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve,

Our task will depend on what the ranger, Mark, decides is required at the time. Further details to be announced.

 

14th August 2016

Borrow Pit Meadows, near Alsager

More details nearer the date.

 

28th August 2016

Footpath repair, The Cloud,near Congleton

We’ll be continuing our work from earlier in the summer.

 

Tasks take place on alternate Sundays throughout the year and we work from about 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. We provide instruction on correct use of tools. Please bring strong footwear, waterproofs and a packed lunch.

 

For further details (e.g. meeting points) please contact us at info@cdcv.org.uk

 

Please note tasks are liable to change at short notice.

For queries on the day of the task, our mobile no. is 07999 56235507999 562355

 



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