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Volunteer with Friends of Petersfield Heath

Who is this for?

There are opportunities in March 2015 to help the Friends of Petersfield Heath with their conservation work. This includes general clearance and monitoring work. This is on Sunday 22nd and Sunday 29th March.

 

They meet at the Little School Car Park in Heath Road, or the Sussex Road Car Park, at 10am. The sessions last for about three hours – they do stop for breaks and tea!

 

Please bring waterproof/windproof clothing, good strong gloves and protective footwear or boots. If you also have suitable tools such as shears, small saws, bill-hooks, loppers, or spades these will be helpful too.

 

For more information please go to :

 

http://www.foph.net/workparties.html

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Event details:

contact: secretary@foph.net where: Little School Car Park in Heath Road, Petersfield when: 22/03/2015 at 10:00 am to 29/03/2015 at 1:00 pm

Sholing Valleys Conservation Day

Who is this for?

Sholing Valleys are looking for helping hands to tidy up around the area with a litter-pick, help plant trees and hedgerows or even some survey work.

 

All of these help continue their conservation work and look after this beautiful area in Southampton.

 

So, they need your help with this planned work to continue looking after the “The Millers Pond Local Nature Reserve” and have some fun while learning why our environment, both local and worldwide, is so important!

 

Come along the on Sunday 29th March 2015 10am to 3.30pm, in appropriate shoes and clothing for the weather and they will provide the tools and a nice lunch!

 

To find out more about Sholing Valleys please go to :

 

http://www.sholingvalleys.hampshire.org.uk/index.html

 

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Event details:

contact: sholingvalleys1@btinternet.com where: Sholing Valleys Study Centre, Station Road, Sholing, Southampton SO19 8FP when: 29/03/2015 at 10:00 am to 29/03/2015 at 3:30 pm

Volunteer with the Friends of Nore Barn Woods

Who is this for?

The Friends of Nore Barn Woods are looking forward to more conservation work days on the following Saturdays – 14th March, 11th April and 9th May 2015.

 

Their days run from 9.30am to 12 noon and everyone is welcome.  Meet at the shore end of Warblington Road. Please bring gardening gloves – everything else is provided, including refreshments.

 

For more details please go to:

 

http://www.norebarnwoods.org.uk/whats%20happening.htm

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Event details:

contact: info@norebarnwoods.org.uk where: Warblington Road, Emsworth, Hampshire, PO10 7HQ when: 14/03/2015 at 09:00 am to 09/05/2015 at 12:00 am

Round the Harbour Clean Up – 6th June 2015

Who is this for?

Graham Smith from Lee Litter Action Group who has been inspired by a similar event held in Sydney, Australia (and which was supported by thousands of volunteers) is organising a Round the Harbour Clean Up event under the banner of ‘Love Where You Live’.

 

Graham has persuaded local volunteer groups, businesses and schools as well as MP Caroline Dinenage to join the campaign in tackling this never ending scourge to our environment and The Friends of Stokes Bay will be working alongside Graham and his colleagues to promote what we feel is a really worthwhile project.

 

They are endeavouring to encourage communities who surround Portsmouth Harbour to come together and tackle local litter problems.

 

Hopefully this event will help to raise awareness and encourage communities to continue with their own litter clean ups in the future, such as the Friends of Stokes Bay have been doing for many years.

 

Love Where You Live believe that this initiative could well become a fun annual event, encouraging all age groups in local neighbourhoods to come together, to look after and be proud of where they live!

 

Their aim is to spread the word to residents in Portsmouth, Portchester and Fareham and encourage them to join with Gosport and Lee on Solent on 6th June and be a force to be reckoned with in the battle against the blight of litter.

 

Friends of Stokes Bay will be starting their event at 10am at the Splash Pool, Stokes Bay, Hampshire on Saturday 6 June 2015.  Love Where You Live are planning lots of events for 6th June and to find out more please go to:

 

http://www.litteraction.org.uk/gosport-lee-litteraction

 

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Event details:

contact: graham.l.smith@live.co.uk where: The Splash Pool, Stokes Bay, Hampshire when: 06/06/2015 at 10:00 am to 06/06/2015 at 11:30 am

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