This Plan is flexible according to the requirements of the wood.
*Litter Picking is done regularly by Daily Wardens.
*Bonfires are as and when required.

Friends meet in the Wood on the last Sunday of each month.

2014 SPECIAL EVENTS/WORK

January
Coppicing/Boundary Walk/Holly Clearing/Ditch maintenance/Paths

February
Laurel & Sycamore Pulling/Holly Clearing
Review removal of damaged oaks from meadows

March
Ditch & Drain Maintenance/ Review Restoration of Walled garden

April
Boundary Check for Vandalism & Flytipping
Path Maintenance/Check Wooden Structures within the Wood
Install Disabled Gate - Treeside Way (a)
April 20th - Easter Egg Hunt

May
Path Maintenance/Bracken Thrashing. Replace Disabled Gate - London Road (b)
Maintenance of Wooden Structures

June
Tidy & Cut Back Overgrown Paths/ Bracken Bashing?
Hardstanding London Road Gate (c)
Review ditches

July
Path Cut Back
Complete (a) (b),(c) as necessary
Walk Boundary

August
Shed Inventory/Maintenance/Paint
Tool Inventory & Marking & Review/Holly Clearing
Sycamore saplings, Laurel, Hymalayan Honeysuckle, Bamboo regrowth clearance

September
Meadow Clearing - 19th, 20th & 21st

October
Tree Planting/Holly, Sycamore, laurel etc
Clearing Boundary Walk/Coppicing

November
Coppicing/Tree Planting/Ditch & Drain Review
Holly Clearing, Sycamore, laurel, etc regrowth clearance

December
Celebrate the New Year & All hard work carried out throughout 2014
December 28th - Mulled Wine and Mince Pies

Work Days

The July and August Work Days have been cancelled, so our next opportunity to work in Park Wood will be Sunday 30th September 2018, starting at 10am.  All are welcome to come along and meet our friendly group and help keep the wood such a delightful haven. Light refreshments and all tools provided, but please wear suitable footwear. 


News

AGM - 23rd May 2018

Over 30 people attended the AGM at which Inge Ridley-Jones was warmly thanked for having successfully concluded negotiations with the Woodland Trust which will enable us to continue working in Park Wood. She stood down from the Committee at the conclusion of the meeting, and we welcomed our new Chairman, Pete Hodges, whose first duty will be to sign the Third Party Agreement on our behalf and arrange further meetings with the WT Site Manager.

Become a Friend of...

Membership of The Friends of Park Wood is open to anyone interested in keeping this a safe and pleasant place to visit.

Download the membership form here