PROGRAMME FOR 2024
NATURE OF TASK SUBJECT TO CHANGE ACCORDING TO PRIORITIES
All work days are on Saturdays, normally the third of each month and excluding August and December, from 10.00 am to approximately 1.00 pm. There are usually signs to our work site from the entrance in Beech Avenue but check for up to date information. Wear suitable stout clothing and gloves and bring your own tools if you have them: shears, rake, bow saw, loppers etc. We can provide them if you don't have your own. If you become a member we'll notify you before each work day with more details or look at the Next Work Party page.
January 20th FIRST TIDY UP Weather permitting, clearing paths.
February 17th SPRING TIDY UP Clearing all the fallen branches to the bonfire site.
March 16th SPRING BONFIRE Time to dispose of all the wood colleted the previous month.
April 20th NETTLES AND BRAMBLES Keeping ou green open areas free from excessive undergrowth.
May 18th TENDING TO OUR PREVIOUSLY PLANTED TREES Clearing around the base of all our new trees to encourage strong growth.
June 15th PATH CLEARING Usually by this time of the year nettles and brambles will need to be cut back to keep the paths clear.
July 20th SUMMER PICNIC Our annual picnic is a great time to enjoy the company of each other after our usual work party.
September 21st SPRING BULBS No bulbs were planted last year but we concentrated on exposing previously planted ones. Maybe more bulbs this year.
October 19th AUTUMN CLEAR UP A final tidy up of paths and green spaces.
November 23rd WINTER BONFIRE The second of our annual bonfires. A really fun time and a fitting conclusion to our year's work in the Beeches.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Thursday 28th November at St. Marys Church.