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Balsam Bash – Friends of the Don Valley Way – Carlisle Street

19-05-20 10:00 - 13:00
Address: Carlisle St, Swinton, Mexborough S64 5UZ, UK

Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we tackle the invasive plant Himalayan Balsam on the section of the River Don close to Carlisle street in Swinton. We will be meeting at 10am at the end of Carlisle Street, and finishing at 1pm with a break half way through for refreshments.

Please wear suitable clothing for outdoor work including sturdy footwear and long sleeves and trousers to avoid being nettled or stung.

For more information please email [email protected] or contact Anthony Cox on 07384 543124.

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