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Programme: February 2018 - March 2018
February 2018
Sunday, 4th February

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

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

General Information and Contacts

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
Map: Google    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

General Information and Contacts

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
Map: Google    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.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 17th February

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

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Map: Google    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).

General Information and Contacts

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
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 24th February

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 21st February

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

Meeting Point: Fox and Hounds
Map: Google    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.

Wellies recommended.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 24th February

Waterloo Meadows
Coppicing
11:00 - 13:30

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

Change to usual task time.

Limited tools available, please bring bowsaw and/or loppers if possible.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 3rd March

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Sunday, 25th February

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

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    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.

General Information and Contacts

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
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU710765    Nearest Postcode: RG1 3EJ    Site Information    Risk Assessment

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

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Programme: March 2018
March 2018
Saturday, 3rd March

Waterloo Meadows
Site clean up
10:00 - 13:00

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

Task not on usual task day.

Task continues tomorrow

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Sunday, 4th March

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

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

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Waterloo Meadows
Site clean up
10:00 - 13:00

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

Task not on usual task day.

Continuation of task started yesterday.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 7th March

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

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

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

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 14th March

Waterloo Meadows
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Elgar Road South
Map: Google    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.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 17th March

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

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Map: Google    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).

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds task

Wednesday, 21st March

Furze Plat, Emmer Green
Woodland management
10:00 - 15:00

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

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

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Sunday, 25th March

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

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    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.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 28th March

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

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

Task not on usual task day.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.
Last Updated: 19 February 2018 21:19