2018 Sunday Work Party Dates Remaining:

Sept 9th, Oct 14th, Nov 11th (Remembrance), Dec 9th (Midwinter Munch)

Wednesday Work Parties: manager@barnescommon.org.uk or text on 07983711685

Sunday Work Parties:  mikehildesley@btinternet.com or text on 07720 385753 

Important:

Please let us know if you will be joining us.  We want to make sure we have enough tools - and tea n biscuits, of course! Always dress for mess -  with good protection against arms or legs getting scratched. Footwear should be appropriate to the task, ideally reinforced boots or as sturdy possible. Protective equipment suitable to task is provided and must be worn if advised. Safety training/familiarisation with tasks and tools is provided at the start of each session.  

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Volunteer Handbook 

We ask that you take the time to read our Handbook and sign our Code of Conduct. If you have any questions at all, please get in touch

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Wednesday 14th November

We will be working near the football field again, removing blackthorn (dress accordingly!)

please let me know if you can make it by email manager@barnescommon.org.uk or by text on 07983711685

Time: 9am-11.30am 

Location: here

Sunday 11th November: Remembrance Sunday Work Party

We will be working at the old cemetary, clearing back paths, bramble and maintaining the several war graves

We will observe a  2 minutes silcence at 11am followed by a coffee break

Start Time: 10am 

Location: here

Wednesday 31st October 

We will be working in the same area as last week, removing saplings and increasing the acid grassland 

please let me know if you can make it by email manager@barnescommon.org.uk or by text on 07983711685

Time: 9am-11.30am 

Location: here

Wednesday 24th October 

We will be removing some old broom and saplings near the football field

please let me know if you can make it by email manager@barnescommon.org.uk or by text on 07983711685

Time: 9am-11.30am 

Location: here

 

Wenesday 17th October 

We will be buidling two rasied beds in the polytunnel, and if the soil arrives, we will fill them as well. If we finish early we will go out onto the common. 

please let me know if you can make it by email manager@barnescommon.org.uk or by text on 07983711685

Time: 9am-11.30am 

Location: here

Wednesday 10th October

We will be continuing working near the football field, as great progress is being made

please let me know if you can make it by email manager@barnescommon.org.uk or by text on 07983711685

 Time: 9am-11.30am 

Location: here

Wednesday 3rd October 

We will be removing saplings near the football field. 

please let me know if you can make it by email manager@barnescommon.org.uk or by text on 07983711685

 Time: 9am-11.30am 

Location: here

Wednesday 26th September 

We will be removing saplings near the football field. 

please let me know manager@barnescommon.org.uk or by text on 07983711685

 Time: 9am-11.30am 

Location: here

Wednesday 19th September 

We will be shifting bales on Van Burens meadow and half and half meadow (nr Queens Ride).

please let me know manager@barnescommon.org.uk or by text on 07983711685

Time: 9am-11.30am 

Location: here

Wednesday 12th September

Wednesday work party is back up and running! We will be removing a few saplings that have self seeded in Red Rover, and then moving to the Former Goods Yard to remove some of the bramble. 

Start Time: 9am

Location: here

Please let Will know if you can make it by email, manager@barnescommon.org.uk or by text on 07983711685