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

Thank you to all those who came out for the June Work Day, especially the Scouts and their parents who came to help us.  

The next Work Day will be Sunday 28th July, which will include a Teddy Bears Picnic (see below).   The work day will begin at 10 am and as usual, light refreshments, gloves and all tools will be provided, but please remember to wear suitable footwear. 

Future Events

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Teddy Bears Picnic - 28th July 2019 - 12 noon to 2 pm on the London Road meadow. 

All are welcome to join in, and you are invited to bring your teddy, your picnic and a rug to sit on.  There will be a Trail to follow through the wood and other activities in the meadow.  We will be giving away chocolate bears and gummy bears and you might be lucky enough to win a beautiful Charlie Bear!  There will be no charge for this event. 

 


News

3rd Party Agreement signed

Following on from the AGM the Third Party Group Agreement between the Woodland Trust and The Friends of Park Wood has now been signed. You can download a PDF of the agreement from this website under the About > Documents menu.

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