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Covid 19 update

At Wirral Countryside Volunteers (WCV) we need to ensure the safety and wellbeing of volunteers and organisers alike.  We have been following the Government's guidelines throughout the pandemic.  Currently, for events which will be hosted by the group, attendee numbers will be limited in line with Government guidelines and will only be available to WCV members.  For each event a full Covid Risk Assessment is completed and circulated to all participants.


Wirral Countryside Volunteer Events

WCV’s programme of events is the result of a group meeting which is usually held every three months. WCV do have the usual officers, a chairperson, an honorary secretary, a treasurer and a membership secretary; but all meetings are open to any members who wish to be present, and all are invited to play a part in deciding what we are taking on as tasks.


From its beginnings WCV have held weekend tasks; much more recently these weekend tasks have been supported and extended by the “Intrepid Midweekers”, who have their own programme of tasks (though this often links to the main programme).  Events are briefly described in the table below.


All events are fully assessed and the necessary Risk Assessments are completed and made available to all.  All events are supported by the required support mechanisms, First Aiders, etc



What to Bring

We are often asked, by volunteers, what to bring along to WCV events?  As a general rule, wear suitable clothing and footwear for working outdoors in all weathers.  Bring refreshments as well - drink and food for breaks and lunchtimes.


What's in it for you?  Fresh air, exercise, discover some new talents, learn some natural history, meet - and spend time - with like-minded people.


Date

Event Description

Location

Booking Link

Wednesday 19 January

2022

Start time: 13:00

Hedgelaying at Grange Park. Limited residential parking close to the actual work site.  Details on EventBrite.

Grange Community Park, West Kirby

Grange Comm Park 19/01: EventBrite Booking link

Sunday 23rd January 2022

Start time: 09:30

Sweet Chestnut coppicing

Eastham Country Park

Jan ‘22 Eastham Chestnut coppicing: EventBrite Booking link

Wednesday 26th January 2022

Start Time: 09:30

Hedgelaying at Grange Park. Limited residential parking close to the actual work site.  Details on EventBrite.

Grange Park Community, West Kirby

Grange Comm Park 26/01: EventBrite Booking link

Thursday 3rd February 2022

Start Time : 19:30  

Tool maintenance and dressing the motorised sandstone wheel

Contact Paul by e-mail:

jpl@liv.ac.uk

Feb ‘22 Tool Maintenance: Contact Paul  jpl@liv.ac.uk

Saturday 5th February 2022

Start time: 09:30

Hedgelaying, coppicing and bramble removal

Tom’s Paddock, Thornton Common Road

Feb ‘22 Tom’s Paddock: EventBrite Booking link

Sunday 13th February 2022

Start time: 09:30

Hedgelaying and bramble removal

New Ferry Butterfly Park

Feb ‘22 Hedgelaying NFBP: EventBrite Booking link

Thursday 17th February 2022

Start time: 18:30

Group Meal 18:30

Meeting       19:30

Social          20:30

John Masefield, New Ferry

Feb ‘22 Evening social: EventBrite Booking link

Saturday 19th February 2022

Start time: 09:30

Hedge and tree planting and weeding the hedgerow saplings

Landican Road

Feb ‘22 Hedge & Tree planting: EventBrite Booking link

Sunday 13th March 2022

Start time: 09:30

Final vegetation management of the season

New Ferry Butterfly Park

Mar ‘22 NFBP work day:EventBrite Booking link

  Due to on-going Covid 19 restrictions all events must be pre-booked. To facilitate pre-booking for our events WCV is using EventBright to manage ticket bookings. Links to EventBrite booking are next to the event detail.   Many thanks for your cooperation.

Last update: 19 Jan. 2022

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