Category Archives: Hedge Laying

Bridgend countryside volunteer opportunities: Bryngarw volunteer programme of events 2014

The volunteer programme has been going for over five years and has gone from strength to strength, with members of the local community donating their time and efforts to support preserving the park’s natural environment. The volunteers meet one Saturday … Continue reading

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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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Sat & Sun 16th &17th Feb – Hedgelaying at Wife Trust Reserve Park Slip Tondu

Come and try your hand at this dying art, but book early as numbers are limited. Please wear clothing appropriate to the weather conditions, all other equipment will be provided. Meet at the Wildlife Trust- Parc Slip car park at … Continue reading

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Hedge-laying at Parc Slip 02/12/02

There was a good turn out of volunteers at Parc Slip Nature Reserve on a frosty but sunny Sunday morning to lay hedgerow.  Hywel our instructor for the day gave us a very interesting talk about traditional hedges and their … Continue reading

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Sat & Sun 10th & 11th Nov – Hedge laying at Parc Slip

Just a quick reminder about the hedge laying event on the 10th and 11th November.  We are going to Parc Slip Tondu to the Wildlife Trust’s Reserve as they have some nice hedges to lay.  We will be meeting at … Continue reading

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Saturday 3rd March – Hedgelaying at Bryngarw Country Park

Hedgelaying 10.30 am – 2.30 pm Come along and try this ancient rural skill – all equipment and training provided. Meet in the car park For more information please contact Dan or Keith on 01656 725155 or email bryngarwpark@bridgend.gov.uk Please … 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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