The BCV's calendar for the coming months

Tasks and How to Join In

The meeting point for all tasks and indoor meetings are stated on the task calendar below. tasks are every other Sunday; indoor meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month, see task list below.

Remember there are no joining fees, to get involved just turn up on the day or for more information contact us via our contact form

Please wear old clothes, strong shoes, work boots or wellies, waterproofs may also be useful. tea and coffee is provided but you will need to bring a packed lunch. transport is also available for those who do not have their own.

Families are welcome but children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, 14-16 year olds require parents permission. Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme participants seeking volunteer opportunities are welcome, contact Rick for availability of place.

Contact Info

To get in touch please  use the contact form or text/ring Rick on 07908 084709. If you are making your own way to the site please contact Rick on the above number.

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NOTE: Tasks can be subject to alteration, please re-check the website the day before task for any changes.

JULY

See BCV rambles page for details of this month's walk. Restrictions apply.


Sunday 28th July
Location: Rumworth Lodge, Beaumont Road, parking details to follow.
Task: Our annual island tidy up now the terns have left for Africa. Terned out nice again.
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD




AUGUST


Sunday 11th August
Location: Firwood Fold, Crompton Way
Task: Working on a pond, so don't forget your wellies. Parking is at the bottom of Firwood Stables.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Wednesday 14th August
Indoor Meeting: Last meeting before Wildfest, volunteers involved in Wildfest might like to attend for last minute updates.
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 25th AUGUST
Location
: Moses Gate Country Park
Task: BCV WILDFEST
BCV's 2019 Wildfest has been pencilled in for Sunday 25th August. Last year's event was a massive success and this year we hope it will be even bigger. We'll have hurdle and den making, pond dipping, bug hunts to name just a few fun nature and wildlife themed activities.


The event is FREE and open to the public from 11:00 am, no need to book a place, and continues through to 4:00pm. More details will appear here as things develop.

Volunteer Teams Meet 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD or at the bird hide near Rock Hall, Moses Gate CP.



SEPTEMBER

Sunday 8th September
Location: Entwistle Reservoir, Greenarms Road
Task: Dry stone walling a short walk from the car park
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Wednesday 11th September
Indoor Meeting: More news and views, join us to hear them. 
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 22h September
Location
: Doffcocker Lodge, Doffcocker Brow, Bolton
Task: Island tidy up. Doesn't seem like 12 months since we last did this but it is.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD