Econet Programme - May 2016 Sunday
1st May Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Dawn Chorus Walk
4:30 - 7:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
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Join Peter Scudamore and enjoy the dawn chorus at this local nature reserve. Peter will help identify the birds heard and seen - more than 25 species in previous years.

The paths can be uneven and the grass wet at dawn, so please wear stout shoes or boots. A torch is also recommended as it will still be dark at the start of the walk.


Econet event      Next task/event at this site is on 1st May   Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU725767   Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA   Site Information   Risk Assessment

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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task      Next task/event at this site is on 5th June Wednesday
4th May Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston   
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Top Car Park
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU586638   Nearest Postcode: RG7 4PW   Site Information   Risk Assessment

Directions: The site entrance is off the A340 south of Aldermaston, near Youngs Industrial Estate. Follow signs to Top Car Park.

Plus a variety of maintenance tasks

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 24th August   Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task - Tree care
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   Risk Assessment

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 14th May Wednesday
11th May Rushall Farm, Bradfield   
Coppice plot clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU583723    Nearest Postcode: RG7 6DL   Site Information   Risk Assessment

Directions: The Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm is situated off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield; take the gravel track north off Back Lane to the west of Scratchface Lane.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 1st June Saturday
14th May Waterloo Meadows   
Regular monthly task - Wildflower planting
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Note: Task not on usual task day

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 18th May Wednesday
18th May Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield   
Garden maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU625719   Nearest Postcode: RG7 5ES   Site Information   Risk Assessment

Directions: The site is located in The Street, Englefield off the A340 Tidmarsh to Theale road, opposite Englefield Garden Centre.

Sorry, no transport from Prospect Park for this task. Meet on site.

Various tasks around the garden including but not exclusively planting and weeding.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   Risk Assessment

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 1st June Sunday
22nd May McIlroy Park, Tilehurst   
Regular monthly task - Path maintenance
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
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Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

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Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task      Next task/event at this site is on 26th June Wednesday
25th May Padworth Common   
Path maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Rectory Road
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Directions: Car park is off Rectory Road near junction with Baughurst Road and Reading Road

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 15th June Friday
27th May Englefield Primary School   
Garden maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU626719   Nearest Postcode: RG7 5ER   Site Information   Risk Assessment

Directions: The site is located in The Street, Englefield off the A340 Tidmarsh to Theale road, shortly before and on the opposite side of the road to Englefield Garden Centre

Sorry, no transport from Prospect Park for this task. Meet on site.

Note: Task not on usual task day

Additional task following request from school. Task likely to be morning only. Please advise if you wish to join us.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Econet Programme - June 2016 Wednesday
1st June Rushall Farm, Bradfield   
Ride clearance or coppice plot clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU583723    Nearest Postcode: RG7 6DL   Site Information   Risk Assessment

Directions: The Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm is situated off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield; take the gravel track north off Back Lane to the west of Scratchface Lane.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   Risk Assessment

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 15th June Sunday
5th June Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU725767   Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA   Site Information   Risk Assessment

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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task      Next task/event at this site is on 8th June Wednesday
8th June Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU725767   Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA   Site Information   Risk Assessment

We will continue removing the waste material left after the widening of the paths which we started in April.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 3rd July Wednesday
15th June Padworth Common   
Path and bracken clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Rectory Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU619647   Nearest Postcode: RG7 4JB   Site Information   Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is off Rectory Road near junction with Baughurst Road and Reading Road

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 10th August   Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   Risk Assessment

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 18th June Saturday
18th June Waterloo Meadows   
Regular monthly task - Path and Tree care
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   Risk Assessment

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 29th June Wednesday
22nd June Dinton Pastures Country Park   
Task to be decided
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU787721   Nearest Postcode: RG10 0TH   Risk Assessment

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 5th October Sunday
26th June McIlroy Park, Tilehurst   
Regular monthly task - Bramble and bracken control
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU678742   Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ   Site Information   Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

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Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task      Next task/event at this site is on 24th July Wednesday
29th June The Holies (NT), Streatley   
Ragwort and thistle clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU596798   Nearest Postcode: RG8 9NB   Risk Assessment

Directions: From Reading the meeting point is on the left of the A329, about half a mile after Hook End Lane and before the crossroads at Streatley.

(Site to be confirmed)

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   Risk Assessment

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 13th July Econet Programme - July 2016 Sunday
3rd July Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU725767   Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task      Next task/event at this site is on 7th August Wednesday
6th July Wokefield Common   
Car park maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU653661   Nearest Postcode: RG7 3FL   Site Information   

Directions: Meet at the site car park in Goring Lane near the junction with Hollybush Lane.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 14th September Wednesday
13th July Omer's Gully, Burghfield Common   
Path clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Hunters Hill
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU650674   Nearest Postcode: RG7 3HL   

Directions: Coming from Reading on the Reading Road, turn right at traffic lights into Hollybush Lane, 3rd right into Abbot's Road, 2nd right into Woodman's Lane/Clayhill Road and 2nd left into Omar's Rise. Continue along Omar's Rise which eventually bears left down onto Hunters Hill.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task - Tree care
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 23rd July Wednesday
20th July Sheepdrove Organic Farm, Lambourn   
Coppicing
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre (Warren Farm)
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU358818   Nearest Postcode: RG17 7UU   Site Information   

Directions: For details please visit Sheepdrove directions.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Saturday
23rd July Waterloo Meadows   
Regular monthly task - Haymaking
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 27th July Sunday
24th July McIlroy Park, Tilehurst   
Regular monthly task - Bramble and bracken control
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU678742   Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ   Site Information   

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

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Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task      Next task/event at this site is on 25th September Wednesday
27th July Hosehill Nature Reserve, Theale   
Path maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Fox and Hounds
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU650697    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4BE   Site Information   

Directions: Meet at the site entrance opposite the Fox and Hounds public house. Parking in the pub car park.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task - Haymaking
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 10th August Econet Programme - August 2016 Wednesday
3rd August Lough Down (NT), Streatley   
Ragwort and thistle clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Rectory Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU587815   Nearest Postcode: RG8 9LE   

Directions: From A329, take A417 Wantage Road then left into Rectory Road. Site entrance is about 350 yards on left between Ivy Cottage and Westfields.

(Site to be confirmed)

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Sunday
7th August Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU725767   Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task      Next task/event at this site is on 4th September Wednesday
10th August Padworth Common   
Bracken clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Rectory Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU619647   Nearest Postcode: RG7 4JB   Site Information   

Directions: Car park is off Rectory Road near junction with Baughurst Road and Reading Road

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 28th September   Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 20th August Wednesday
17th August Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve   
Path clearance and balsam bashing
10:00 - 15:00

Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU705710   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0RP   

Directions: The site is located near the Civic Amenity (recycling) site. From Island Road turn right into the lane opposite the Civic Amenity site entrance, we will meet in the parking area just before the bridge.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Saturday
20th August Waterloo Meadows   
Regular monthly task - Pond and Stream Maintenance
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 24th August Wednesday
24th August Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston   
Path maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU586638   Nearest Postcode: RG7 4PW   Site Information   

Directions: The site entrance is off the A340 south of Aldermaston, near Youngs Industrial Estate. Follow signs to Main Car Park.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 14th September Wednesday
31st August Bugs Bottom, Gravel Hill, Emmer Green   
Ragwort control
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Shipnell's Farm, Gravel Hill
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU705767   Nearest Postcode: RG4 8QL   Site Information   

Directions: Access Gravel Hill from Highdown Hill Road, meet at the barrier by Shipnells Farm. (Bugs Bottom is also known as Hemdean Bottom).

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Econet Programme - September 2016 Sunday
4th September Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU725767   Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task      Next task/event at this site is on 2nd October Wednesday
7th September Task to be arranged   
10:00 - 15:00

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Wednesday
14th September Wokefield Common   
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU653661   Nearest Postcode: RG7 3FL   Site Information   

Directions: Meet at the site car park in Goring Lane near the junction with Hollybush Lane.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 24th September Saturday
17th September Mapledurham Playing Fields   
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU700755   Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS   Site Information   

Directions: The community orchard is located near the Chazey Road entrance (which is immediately to the right as you enter Chazey Road from St Peter's Avenue).

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Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds task      Next task/event at this site is on 15th October Wednesday
21st September Task to be arranged   
10:00 - 15:00

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Saturday
24th September Waterloo Meadows   
Regular monthly task - Bird and Bat Box Maintenance
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU714722   Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN   Site Information   

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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 22nd October Sunday
25th September McIlroy Park, Tilehurst   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU678742   Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ   Site Information   

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

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Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task      Next task/event at this site is on 23rd October Wednesday
28th September Padworth Common   
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Rectory Road
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap   Map Ref: SU619647   Nearest Postcode: RG7 4JB   Site Information   

Directions: Car park is off Rectory Road near junction with Baughurst Road and Reading Road

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      

Last Updated: 25 May 2016