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Econet Programme January 2018 - April 2018

January 2018

Wednesday, 3rd January

Hosehill Lake, Theale
Scrub clearance and coppicing
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Fox and Hounds
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU650697     Nearest Postcode: RG7 4BE    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the site entrance opposite the Fox and Hounds public house. Parking in the pub car park.

Change to previously advertised information.

Next task/event at this site is on 21st February

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Sunday, 7th January

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 4th February

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Wednesday, 10th January

Kings Meadow
Willow harvest
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Napier Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU723738    Nearest Postcode: RG1 8AB    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at site entrance off Napier Road (the road leading to Tesco's) next to the 'blue' apartments.

Wellies recommended.

Next task/event at this site is on 11th April

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 17th January

Waterloo Meadows
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Elgar Road South
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU715719    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BW    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Limited roadside parking near signed entrance to allotments. Alternatively park in the Katesgrove Children's Centre, Elgar Road North. Parking on the track leading to the allotments is not recommended, vehicles parked here have been broken into and vandalised.

Next task/event at this site is on 20th January

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 20th January

Mapledurham Playing Fields
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU700755    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Task cancelled because of the weather, rearranged for the 27th January.

Next task/event at this site is on 27th January

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds task

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 17th February

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 24th January

Furze Plat, Emmer Green
Coppicing
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Tradegar Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU710765    Nearest Postcode: RG1 3EJ    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Furze Plat is located on Tredegar Road, Emmer Green

Next task/event at this site is on 28th February

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 27th January

Mapledurham Playing Fields
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU700755    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The community orchard is located near the Chazey Road entrance (which is immediately to the right as you enter Chazey Road from St Peter's Avenue).

Rearranged from the 20th January because of bad weather.

Next task/event at this site is on 17th February

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds task

Sunday, 28th January

McIlroy Park, Tilehurst
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU678742    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area.

Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

Next task/event at this site is on 25th February

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 31st January

Lavell's Lake, Hurst
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Sandford Lane Car Park
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU786726    Nearest Postcode: RG10 0SU    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is opposite the entrance to the Activity Centre.

Next task/event at this site is on 7th March

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Econet Programme February 2018 - April 2018

February 2018

Sunday, 4th February

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 4th March

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Wednesday, 7th February

Padworth Common
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Rectory Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU619647    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4JB    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is off Rectory Road near junction with Baughurst Road and Reading Road

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 14th February

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Top Car Park
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU586638    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4PW    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The site entrance is off the A340 south of Aldermaston, near Youngs Industrial Estate. Follow signs to Top Car Park.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 17th February

Mapledurham Playing Fields
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU700755    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The community orchard is located near the Chazey Road entrance (which is immediately to the right as you enter Chazey Road from St Peter's Avenue).

Next task/event at this site is on 17th March

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds task

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 10th March

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 21st February

Hosehill Lake, Theale
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Fox and Hounds
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU650697     Nearest Postcode: RG7 4BE    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the site entrance opposite the Fox and Hounds public house. Parking in the pub car park.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Sunday, 25th February

McIlroy Park, Tilehurst
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU678742    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area.

Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

Next task/event at this site is on 25th March

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 28th February

Furze Plat, Emmer Green
Coppicing
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Tradegar Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU710765    Nearest Postcode: RG1 3EJ    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Furze Plat is located on Tredegar Road, Emmer Green

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Econet Programme March 2018 - April 2018

March 2018

Sunday, 4th March

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 1st April

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Wednesday, 7th March

Lavell's Lake, Hurst
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Sandford Lane Car Park
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU786726    Nearest Postcode: RG10 0SU    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is opposite the entrance to the Activity Centre.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 10th March

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task - RESCUE (Litter pick)
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Proposed task, details to be confirmed.

Next task/event at this site is on 14th March

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 14th March

Waterloo Meadows
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Elgar Road South
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU715719    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BW    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Limited roadside parking near signed entrance to allotments. Alternatively park in the Katesgrove Children's Centre, Elgar Road North. Parking on the track leading to the allotments is not recommended, vehicles parked here have been broken into and vandalised.

Wellies recommended.

Continuing the work started in January. The ground near part of the hedge which remains to be laid is extremely wet so wellies are recommended.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 17th March

Mapledurham Playing Fields
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU700755    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The community orchard is located near the Chazey Road entrance (which is immediately to the right as you enter Chazey Road from St Peter's Avenue).

Next task/event at this site is on 21st April

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds task

Wednesday, 21st March

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Sunday, 25th March

McIlroy Park, Tilehurst
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU678742    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area.

Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

Next task/event at this site is on 22nd April

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 28th March

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve
Willow clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU705710    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0RP    Risk Assessment

Directions: The site is located near the Civic Amenity (recycling) site. From Island Road turn right into the lane opposite the Civic Amenity site entrance, we will meet in the parking area just before the bridge.

Proposed task, details to be confirmed.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Econet Programme April 2018

April 2018

Sunday, 1st April

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 6th May

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Wednesday, 4th April

Brookfields School, Tilehurst
Wildlife garden maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Sage Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU662754    Nearest Postcode: RG31 6GG    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the school entrance in Sage Road, off Knowlsey Road. Please park outside the school.

Proposed task, details to be confirmed.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 11th April

Kings Meadow
Willow bed maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Napier Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU723738    Nearest Postcode: RG1 8AB    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at site entrance off Napier Road (the road leading to Tesco's) next to the 'blue' apartments.

Proposed task, details to be confirmed.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 18th April

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 21st April

Mapledurham Playing Fields
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU700755    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The community orchard is located near the Chazey Road entrance (which is immediately to the right as you enter Chazey Road from St Peter's Avenue).

Next task/event at this site is on 15th September

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds task

Caversham Court
Bean Pole Day
10:00 - 15:00

Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU710748    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7AD    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Promoting local woodland products and wildlife friendly gardening.

Next task/event at this site is on 8th December

Econet event

Sunday, 22nd April

McIlroy Park, Tilehurst
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU678742    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area.

Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

Next task/event at this site is on 27th May

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 25th April

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Last Updated: 20 January 2018 17:23