Category Archives: Dry Stone Walling

Bridgend countryside volunteer opportunities: Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Yep it’s that time of year when volunteer events are published showing the breadth of countryside volunteer opportunities in Bridgend. Yes we have listened (Leigh) and with a more joined up approach this year from all volunteer providers, there should … Continue reading

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Drystone walling @ Gilfach Orfydd Farm 10th & 11th August

Just a quick reminder about this weekend’s walling @ Gilfach Orfydd Farm. Please let me know asap if you interested. As before, I suggest that we meet at the Fox and Hounds in Blackmill at 9.30a.m. (we’ll be out until … Continue reading

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Sat 11th & Sun 12th August – Dry Stone walling at Gilgach Orfydd Farm

Weather permitting the dry stone walling is a go for this weekend.  Like our successful walling event a few weeks ago we will be meeting in the car park at Sarn Services at 9.30 and then going onto Blackmill. Please … Continue reading

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Dry Stone Walling 21st & 22nd July

The great weather over the weekend made for a very successful walling event. With Hywel only being slightly late, and despite Rob forgetting to mention about the state of the road on the way up to the farm, we managed … Continue reading

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Sat 21st & Sun 22nd July – Dry sone walling at Gilfach Orfydd Farm

Just a quick reminder about the dry stone walling this coming weekend at Gilfach Orfydd Farm.  Come and have a go at this ancient rural skill! We will be meeting in the car park at Sarn Services at 9.30 and … Continue reading

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Stop press – new events programme for 2012 !

Please take a minute to look at the  Voluntary Warden events programme for 2012 – you’ll find something for everybody and and what better way to burn off some of those seasonal excesses that may have inadvertently slipped past your … Continue reading

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CANCELLED – 23rd & 24th July Dry Stone Walling

Unfortunately, for a number of reasons this event has had to be cancelled so apologies to all of you that had signed up for it. The next dry stone walling event will be held on 13th & 14th August, and … Continue reading

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