Fruit trees
Planting twenty-five fruit and nut trees to mark BCV's 25th anniversary

VOLUNTEER TEAM OF THE YEAR BCV were the winners of the Volunteer Team of the Year award at the 2018 Volunteer Star Awards for Staffordshire, a fitting accolade in our 25th anniversary year.

BCV is celebrating 25 years in 2018! Here is a look-back over the last 25 years to give an idea of the wide range of tasks that we have worked on.

BCV Annual Report and Task List 2017.
BCV organised a total of 652 volunteer work days over the year.

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Kedleston Hall
Clearing a pond in the grounds of Kedleston Hall


Sun 13th Jan 10.30 am
Meet near the station café as usual (postcode WS7 3PG - check car park closing time), but working on top of the hill, to avoid large wet areas, where we have been working before. Walk to the top of the hill, then turn left, just past the bench with the sleeper semi-circle, and you will see the trailer.

Sat 19th Jan 10am to 12 noon
Toad Hole, Branston - session with a local group. BCV members welcome.

Sun 20th Jan
10.30 am
Hinckley - Smithy Lane, coppicing and hedgelaying. If making your own way to the site, it's on Smithy Lane off Sapcote Road, Burbage. Grid ref. SP 451 941. Nearest postcode LE10 2AT.

Fri 25th Jan 7.30 pm
BCV Party
Burton Bridge Inn (Brewery) including food and skittles. Please contact Lawrence ASAP to book a place.

Sun 27th Jan
10.30 am
Branston Water Park Reed bed management. Meet at the visitors centre car park.