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.



SEPTEMBER

The Curry Walk is here!! See BCV Rambles for more info UPDATED 15/09/19

Sunday 22th 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. Park on the main car park just off Doffcocker Brow.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD



OCTOBER

Sunday 6th October
Location: Ravenden Clough, Smithills Hall
Task: Rhododendron clearing at the end of the path we repaired earlier this year.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Wednesday 9th October
Indoor Meeting: If you have something to say to the group, don't stand at the back, come and tell us. We are always happy to hear your views.
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 20th October
Location
: Dunscar Woods, location details to follow.
Task: Halloween task with the Woodland Trust, don't forget your creepy kit.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD



NOVEMBER
 

Sunday 3rd November
Location: A woodland in north Bolton
Task: Details to follow.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD

Wednesday 13th November
Indoor Meeting: If you have something to say to the group, don't stand at the back, come and tell us. We are always happy to hear your views.
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 17th November
Location
: Walmsley Unitarian Chapel, Egerton BL7 9PE
Task: Managing the ponds. Food is being provided by the Chapel in the form of pasties so don't worry about being hungry. Wellies would be useful on this task.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD




DECEMBER

Sunday 1st December
Location: Jumbles Country Park
Task: Our first hedge laying session of the season and a bit of coppicing as well.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Wednesday 11th December
Indoor Meeting: If you have something to say to the group, don't stand at the back, come and tell us. We are always happy to hear your views.
Meet: 8:00pm, inside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 15th December
Location
: Boscow Road, BL3 1AH
Task: Last task before Xmas so don't forget your Santa hats.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD


Sunday 29th December
Location
: Moses Gate Country Park
Task: Last task of 2019 is hedge laying and pond work. Merry Christmas.
Meet: 9:45-10:00am, outside The Sweet Green Tavern, Crook Street, Bolton BL3 6DD