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  • Swinton Dike Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    07-09-21
    3 North St, Swinton, Mexborough S64 8AZ, UK

    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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  • Ridding Brook Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    09-09-21
    Cannot determine address at this location.

    Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust for a volunteer day on the Rother Catchment . All abilities welcome!

    If you would like to join our events and are new to the Trust, please email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk to get signed up!

    Location: Please meet near the junction of Coniston Road and Racecourse Road, Chesterfield, S41 8NW- https://goo.gl/maps/WhzZ4ExFhd9Hx1jN9

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing (waterproof, long sleeves and trousers) and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: Litter picking, channel debris/litter removal

    Timings: 10am – 1pm (break 11.30am)

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk

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

     

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  • Introduction to Foraging for Beginners
    10:00 -12:00
    14-09-21
    Ford Wheel Dam Car Park, Bridge Inn, Sheffield S12 3YD

    As part of Sheffield’s Hidden Open Days, join us on a riverside foraging walk in the beautiful Moss Valley. Learn good practice foraging, trying some foraged foods and take ideas home for your own recipes.

    To book your place please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-foraging-tickets-164968530315

     

  • Parkgate Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    14-09-21
    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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  • Wain Avenue Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    16-09-21
    Cannot determine address at this location.

    Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust for a volunteer day on the Rother Catchment . All abilities welcome!

    If you would like to join our events and are new to the Trust, please email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk to get signed up!

    Location: Please meet near the junction of Camlough Walk and Wain Avenue, S41 0FD – https://goo.gl/maps/mgKV687fMGV9BmBz5

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing (waterproof, long sleeves and trousers) and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: Litter picking, channel debris/litter removal

    Timings: 10am – 1pm (break 11.30am)

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk

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

     

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  • Canal Walking Festival: Brindley Loops Walk
    13:00 -14:30
    17-09-21

    Cut off in the late 1800s by the creation of new railways, the remnants of the original
    Chesterfield Canal are often left unnoticed. On this walk, follow the forgotten line of
    the Brindley Loops, stopping at industrial heritage sites along the way. Look out for
    nature and learn how the River Rother is being restored to create a more wildlife-rich
    river.

    The walk is mostly flat, but sections may get muddy, so please wear
    appropriate footwear.
    Distance: 2½ miles
    Grading: Easy Circular walk, several stiles
    Starting point: The public car park just south of the Sitwell Arms Hotel, Main Road, Renishaw, S21 3WF
    Grid reference: SK 44478

    Starting time:  1 p.m.
    Finishing time:  2.30 p.m
    This walk is part of the Canal Walking Fetsival. Please book via their website.

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  • Waterfront Festival
    10:00 -16:00
    18-09-21

    Come find our stall at the Waterfront Festival in Sheffield at Victoria Quays 

    Details can be found here:

    https://www.theoutdoorcity.co.uk/sheffield-city-life/events/sheffield-waterfront-festival-2021-victoria-quays-p1456801

    https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/news-and-views/news/waterfront-festival-returns-to-sheffield

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  • River Rother & Spital Cemetery Bat Walk
    18:30 -20:00
    22-09-21
    Spital Cemetery, Chesterfield S41 0EZ, UK

    Join DCRT & the Friends of Spital Cemetery for a bat walk through the cemetery and along the nearby river.

     

    We will be looking for different species of bat, using bat detectors to hear their fantastic calls (which the human ear cannot detect!) Watch and learn how these incredible nocturnal predators hunt for prey and navigate around the landscape.

     

    Limited spaces: Please book a space through our EVENTBRITE page

     

    We will meet at the Tool House (53.232169, -1.415337) which is a short distance inside the cemetery from the top gates (53.232770, -1.414984). Parking is available on Cemetery Road and inside the cemetery along the avenue of lime trees which lead from the Top Gates to the Chapels. Please wear sturdy shoes. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. 

    This walk is free but donations to the work of the Friends of Spital Cemetery would be gratefully received.

     

     

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  • Rother Rec Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    23-09-21
    15 Lincoln St, Chesterfield S40 2TW, UK

    Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust for a volunteer day on the Rother Catchment . All abilities welcome!

    If you would like to join our events and are new to the Trust, please email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk to get signed up!

    Location: Please meet near the junction of Rothervale Road and Derby Road end, S40 2EW – https://goo.gl/maps/mgKV687fMGV9BmBz5

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing (waterproof, long sleeves and trousers) and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: Litter picking, channel debris/litter removal

    Timings: 10am – 1pm (break 11.30am)

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk

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

     

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  • Hartley Brook River Rescue
    10:00 -13:00
    28-09-21
    185 Butterthwaite Rd, Sheffield S5 0AT, UK

    Join the Friends of the Don Valley Way as we work to clear litter from in and around the Hartley Brook.

    On the day we will be meeting at 10am and finishing at 1pm. We will be meeting at the bottom of the footpath off Butterthwaite road. 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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  • Ravenside Retail Volunteer Day
    10:00 -13:00
    30-09-21
    1 Lordsmill St, Chesterfield S41 7RS, UK

    Join Don Catchment Rivers Trust for a volunteer day on the Rother Catchment . All abilities welcome!

    If you would like to join our events and are new to the Trust, please email volunteer@dcrt.org.uk to get signed up!

    Location: Please meet behind Ravenside Retail Park, Markham Rd, Chesterfield S40 1TA, next to the bridge over the River Hipper – https://goo.gl/maps/Q2PMVaREfZjkvgBt9

    Volunteers are welcome to park in the main car park but please let us know your registration before the day (via volunteer@dcrt.org.uk) so we can put your car on a white list so you don’t get a parking ticket. 

    What to bring: We will provide all necessary equipment and refreshments. All you need to wear is appropriate outdoor clothing (waterproof, long sleeves and trousers) and sturdy shoes.

    Tasks include: Litter picking, channel debris/litter removal

    Timings: 10am – 1pm (break 11.30am)

    Contact us: via email at volunteer@dcrt.org.uk

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

     

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