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Hello to all our wonderful volunteers,

Cor, what a scorcher! I hope you're enjoying the summer rays and making the most of Haringey's wonderful parks and green spaces. We have a very exciting month out and about in Haringey with new sites in hidden Haringey pockets as well as visits to some of our regular favourites.

Remember it's fun, FREE and healthy plus you get FREE tea, coffee and biscuits.


Tuesday 5 June

Bank Holiday, no activity taking place.


Thursday 7 June, 10.30am – 2.30pm

Tool Workshop at Railway Fields

Learn how to maintain tools using a variety of techniques, bring your own favourite tool to fix.

Meet: Railway Fields Hut, opposite Harringay/Green Lanes train station, Green Lanes N4

MAP:  http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?X=531824&Y=188185&A=Y&am...


Tuesday 12 June, 10am – 3pm

Vegetation Management at Springfield Park

Cutting back overgrown vegetation along the footpaths, revealing old planting beds and re-discovering ponds in the park’s forgotten conservation area. This is a new site for our volunteers.

Meet: At park entrance on Park Road, Bounds Green, N11

MAP: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?X=529935&Y=191200&A=Y&am...


Thursday 14 June, 10.30am – 2.30pm,

Community Gardening at Living Under One Sun

Variety of tasks such as clearing footpaths around vegetable beds and installing raspberry canes at this community award-winning allotment run by Living Under One Sun, which won BTCV’s Community Group of 2011.
Meet: Entrance to East Hale Allotments on Mill Mead Road, Tottenham Hale  N17 9QU

MAP: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?X=534731&Y=189653&A=Y&am...


Tuesday 19 June, 10am-3pm

Woodland Management at Coldfall Wood

A variety of woodland management tasks in this wonderful ancient woodland, to ensure that it stays healthy and full of native species.

Meeting point: Western gate to woodland on Creighton Avenue (opposite Beech Drive) N10

MAP:- http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?X=527660&Y=190114&A=Y&am...

Thursday 21 June, 10.30am – 2.30pm

Community Gardening at Markfield Park

Managing community nature garden with a variety of conservation activities. Make your mark in Markfield Park.

Meet: Markfield Park café, Markfield Park, Crowland Road, Seven Sisters N15

MAP: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?X=534431&Y=188777&A=Y&am...


Tuesday 26 June, 10am – 3pm

Stag Beetle Habitat Creation at Lordship Recreation Ground

A hot lunch will be provided. Managing the park’s spinney to create a diverse habitat for wildlife including creating a stag beetle habitat and dead hedges, as well as placing woodchip on the footpaths to protect habitats from visitors. Come and see the exciting changes to Lordship Rec.

Meet: Broadwater Community Centre, Adams Rd. Lordship Rec, N17

MAP: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?X=532806&Y=190327&A=Y&am...


Thursday 28 June, 10.30am – 2.30pm

Vegetation Management at Palace Gates

Cutting back footpaths, steps and overgrown vegetation to allow more light in, this will be the first stage of developing the green space as an education resource for the neighbouring primary school along this disused railway line that is currently closed to the public. This is a new site for our volunteers and will be great way to discover a hidden railway track that used to link up Alexandra Palace to Noel Park and Wood Green.

Meet: Palace Gates entrance on Park Road(concrete steps, near corner of Wolseley Road), Wood Green N22

Map: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=530546&y=190486&z=110&...







Michael Bury

Senior Community Project Officer


020 8348 6005


07740 899682

The Conservation Volunteers

Railway Fields nature reserve
c/o Bridgewater House, 15 Crinan Street, London, N1 9SQ


The Conservation Volunteers is a trading name of BTCV.
Registered in England as a limited company (976410) and
as a charity in England (261009) and Scotland (SCO39302)
Registered Office: Sedum House, Mallard Way, Doncaster DN4 8DB

Winner - Charity Awards 2011 - Environment and Conservation



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