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Econet Programme June 2017 - July 2017

June 2017

Sunday, 4th 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

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 17th June

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Wednesday, 7th June

Lough Down (NT), Streatley
Scrub and thistle clearance
10:00 - 15:00

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

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.

*** Change to previously advertised information.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 19th July

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 14th June

Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield
Replacing pond liner
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: The Street, Englefield
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.

Wellies recommended.

General Information and Contacts

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

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 17th June

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Saturday, 17th June

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task - Path and tree clearing
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

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 28th June

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
OakFest
14:00 - 17:00

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

A family event in celebration of Clayfield's oak trees.

Next task/event at this site is on 2nd July

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse event

Wednesday, 21st June

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    Risk Assessment

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.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Sunday, 25th June

McIlroy Park, Tilehurst
Regular monthly task - Tree planting and path maintenance
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.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 23rd July

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 28th June

Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Woodland management
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.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 23rd August

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

General Information and Contacts

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Econet Programme July 2017

July 2017

Sunday, 2nd 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    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 6th August

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Wednesday, 5th July

Decoy Heath, Silchester
Path clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU613634    Nearest Postcode: RG7 2PF    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Travelling west from Padworth Common, after half mile turn left at roundabout to The Soke. After 200m, immediately before bend, turn right into car park.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 12th July

Bugs Bottom, Gravel Hill, Emmer Green
Ragwort pulling
10:00 - 15:00

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

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

General Information and Contacts

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    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 22nd July

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 19th July

Lough Down (NT), Streatley
Ragwort and thistle pulling
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Lardon Chase Car Park
Maps: Bing Google Streetmap    Map Ref: SU583806    Nearest Postcode: RG8 9AF    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is located on the right of the B4009 shortly after leaving the A329 at Streatley.

Note: Site to be confirmed.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 22nd July

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task - Haymaking (Meadow area)
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

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 26th July

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Sunday, 23rd July

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    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.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 24th September

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 26th July

Sheepdrove Organic Farm, Lambourn
Task to be advised
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    Risk Assessment

Directions: For details please visit Sheepdrove directions.

General Information and Contacts

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    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 9th August

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.

Last Updated: 24 June 2017 21:37