Volunteering Summer 2021

‘Balsam Bashing’ 

Join our group of dedicated volunteers ensuring that our local area is kept clear of Himalayan Balsam. Light work in the open air.

Sunday 6 June: 10.30am, Ashley Mill Bridge

Sunday 13 June: 10.30am, Outside The Coop, Bowdon Vale

Sunday 20 June: 10.30am, Ashley Mill Bridge

Sunday 27 June: 10.30am, Ashley Mill Bridge

Sunday 11 July: 10.30am, Ashley Mill Bridge

Wednesday 21 July: 10.30am, Bow Green Farm, Bow Lane

Sunday 25 July: Meeting place to be confirmed

Sessions will finish around 1pm

Please wear long trousers and long sleeves, as we may be working amongst nettles, and suitable footwear. Gloves can be provided or bring your own gardening gloves.


Directions to Ashley Mill Bridge

Join the footpath at the bottom of Grange Road, Bowdon Vale (postcode WA14 3EY) and proceed down some woodland steps, over a small bridge, where the path opens out. Continue along the path beside the river until you reach Ashley Mill Bridge on your right hand side.

‘Balsam Bashing’

The peaceful Bollin