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.

BCV is on Facebook

Kedleston Hall
Clearing a pond in the grounds of Kedleston Hall


Sun 22nd July 10.30 am
Kedleston estate - working on Cutler Brook, balsam clearance. Minibus from Burton Town Hall at 10.00 am. Please use the minibus, as there is very limited parking near the site. As the work site is some way away from Kedleston Hall itself, please note that we will NOT be picking up from Kedleston Hall.

Sun 29th July
10.30 am
Coton Park - opening up butterfly transects for dingy skipper butterflies. Badgers Hollow car park, grid ref. SK 271 179; nearest post code DE12 6RF. Contact Lawrence if you need a lift from Burton.

Thurs 2nd August 8.00 pm for 8.30 pm
BCV monthly meeting at The Alfred, Derby Street

Sun 5th August 10.30 am
Kedleston Hall
- Water Wood

Sun 12th August 10.30 am
Hanbury pond (at the Anslow end of the village). Limited parking, post code DE13 8TJ (approx.) Junction of Chapel Rd and Anslow Rd.