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Parkgate – Volunteer Day

03-05-22 10:00 - 13:00
Stonerow Way, Parkgate, Rotherham S60 1SG, UK
Address: Stonerow Way, Parkgate, Rotherham S60 1SG, UK

Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we work to clean up the Don Valley Way along the tow path of the canal.

On the day we will be meeting at 10am and finishing at 1pm. We will be meeting on Stonerow way, next to the bridge over the railway. We will complete a risk assessment on the day to ensure the safety of all volunteers. We will be stopping half way through for a tea break. On the day you will need to bring appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. We can provide wellingtons and waders however we won’t be able to provide footwear for every volunteer.

If you are not yet signed up as a volunteer please email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk to become a volunteer. We will be following all Government guidelines in relation to COVID 19 at the time of the event.

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  • 05-07-22 10:00 - 05-07-22 13:00

    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we work to clean the Bentley Mill Dike. We will be working both in the channel and along the banks of the stream.

    When: Meeting at 10am and finishing at 1pm.
    Where: Parking is on Limbreck Court road. There is other on street parking in the area and free parking at the pavilion. Just be careful when crossing the busy main road!

    Task for the day: We will start the day with a tool talk and risk assessment.
    We’ll then make our way up stream removing litter and debris from the Mill Dike.
    Waders, life jackets and protective gear is provided to volunteers. If you are litter picking around the river (not wading) we recommend wearing sturdy shoes and clothing suitable for outdoor work.
    All waders and shoes are cleaned at the end of the day.

    Teabreak: We will be stopping half way through for a tea break, refreshments are provided.

    If you are not yet signed up as a volunteer please email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk to become a volunteer. We will be following all Government guidelines in relation to COVID 19 at the time of the event.

  • 18-07-22 10:00 - 18-07-22 12:00

    Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, DCRT and the friends of Wardsend Cemetery have teamed up to collect Data for Nature as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Data for Nature project.

    We'll be hosting two butterfly surveys this summer in the Cemetery and on the riverside to help collect data and monitor wildlife in the area

    If you have butterfly ID  skills we'd really appreciate your help surveying, or if you are a beginner come along to practise your skills!

    Get in touch with sally.hyslop@dcrt.org.uk if you would like to take part.

  • 02-08-22 10:00 - 02-08-22 13:00

    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we litter pick along the footpaths of the River Don at Carlisle Street in Swinton.

    On the day we will be meeting at 10am and finishing at 1pm. We will complete a risk assessment on the day to ensure the safety of all volunteers. We will be stopping half way through for a tea break. On the day you will need to bring appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. We can provide wellingtons and waders however we won’t be able to provide footwear for every volunteer.

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    We will be following all Government guidelines in relation to COVID 19 at the time of the event.

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    Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, DCRT and the friends of Wardsend Cemetery have teamed up to collect Data for Nature as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Data for Nature project.

    We'll be hosting two butterfly surveys this summer in the Cemetery and on the riverside to help collect data and monitor wildlife in the area

    If you have butterfly ID  skills we'd really appreciate your help surveying, or if you are a beginner come along to practise your skills!

    Get in touch with sally.hyslop@dcrt.org.uk if you would like to take part.

  • 23-08-22 10:00 - 23-08-22 13:00

    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we work to clean up in and around the Meers Brook close to Blackstock Road.

    On the day we will be meeting at 10am and finishing at 1pm. We will complete a risk assessment on the day to ensure the safety of all volunteers. We will be stopping half way through for a tea break. On the day you will need to bring appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. We can provide wellingtons and waders however we won’t be able to provide footwear for every volunteer.

    Location: https://goo.gl/maps/QBcXeGZSjHi4PMLw9

    We will be following all COVID 19 guidelines at the time of this event

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    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we work to clear up the litter in and around Swinton Dike.

    On the day we will be meeting at 10am and finishing at 1pm. We will meet in the park on the far side of the allotments off North Street. We will complete a risk assessment on the day to ensure the safety of all volunteers. We will be stopping half way through for a tea break. On the day you will need to bring appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. We can provide wellingtons and waders however we won’t be able to provide footwear for every volunteer.

    If you are not yet signed up as a volunteer please email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk to become a volunteer. We will be following all Government guidelines in relation to COVID 19 at the time of the event.

     
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    Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, DCRT and the friends of Wardsend Cemetery have teamed up to collect Data for Nature as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded Data for Nature project.

    We'll be hosting monthly bird surveys in the Cemetery and on the riverside to help collect data and monitor birdlife in the area

    If you have birding skills we'd really appreciate your help surveying, or if you are a beginner come along to practise your skills!

    Get in touch with sally.hyslop@dcrt.org.uk if you would like to take part.

  • 27-09-22 10:00 - 27-09-22 13:00

    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we work to clean up the Don Valley Way along the tow path of the canal.

    On the day we will be meeting at 10am and finishing at 1pm. We will be meeting on Stonerow way, next to the bridge over the railway. We will complete a risk assessment on the day to ensure the safety of all volunteers. We will be stopping half way through for a tea break. On the day you will need to bring appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. We can provide wellingtons and waders however we won’t be able to provide footwear for every volunteer.

    If you are not yet signed up as a volunteer please email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk to become a volunteer. We will be following all Government guidelines in relation to COVID 19 at the time of the event.

     
  • 25-10-22 10:00 - 25-10-22 13:00

    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we litter pick along the footpaths of the River Don at Meadow Way in Swinton.

    On the day we will be meeting at 10am and finishing at 1pm. We will complete a risk assessment on the day to ensure the safety of all volunteers. We will be stopping half way through for a tea break. On the day you will need to bring appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. We can provide wellingtons and waders however we won’t be able to provide footwear for every volunteer.

    Pin: https://goo.gl/maps/vCjEgVZFwWd3qaKYA

    We will be following all Government guidelines in relation to COVID 19 at the time of the event.

  • 22-11-22 10:00 - 22-11-22 13:00

    Join the Friends of the Don VAlley Way as we remove litter from the Swinton Breks and remove overgrown vegetation from the foot path.

    We will be meeting at 10am just off Lawrence Drive and finishing at 1pm. Half way through there will be a break for refreshments. Please weafr suitable clothing for outdoor work. If you would like to borrow waders or Wellingtons they will be provided on the day.

    For more information email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk or call task leader Anthony Cox on 07384 543124.

    We will be following all COVID 19 guidelines at the time of this event.

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