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Last updated 20/02/2018

Our programme

We meet every Wednesday from 10am to 1pm - please see our current programme (below) for dates and locations. Please also note the following:

  • We welcome new members, but currently our numbers are high, and we need to consider health and safety and make sure we bring enough tools etc. So If you are new to the group, please call Alison Hounslow on 07528 376399 before attending to get more information, or e-mail info.iwgreengym@gmail.com

  • Check online just before the session in case of last minute changes.

  • Wear old clothing suitable for the task and the weather, including sturdy shoes or boots, not trainers or sandals!

  • Make sure that your tetanus inoculation is up to date.

  • Bring any medication that you may need.

  • Let us know if you are willing to car share.

  • Most sites are near public transport. For details of Southern Vectis services, go to  www.islandbuses.info

  • Sites with toilets are marked WC.

Wednesday

10am - 1pm

Session No.

Location - getting there and parking

Details of task - on a cycle path

OS Grid ref.

18 April  2018 730 Yarmouth Green, River Road, Yarmouth. Parking on the Green.

Link to Streetmap.

Since 2014 we have planted a good number of tree whips along the hedge here on the Green, so today we'll be checking on those trees, weeding and mulching. WC. Bus 7. SZ353,895
25 April 731 Brading Down LNR, Brading Down Road, Brading.

Link to Streetmap.

Back in January we took part in some work to clear invasive shrub from the top of Brading Down; we return today for some final targeted work. SZ596,869
2 May 732 Bodster Equine Assisted Learning CIC, Sandford Farm, Gore Lane, Shanklin Road, Sandford, Godshill PO38 3EX.

Link to Streetmap.

In May of last year we were busy planting up a sensory flower bed here. Today we return for a tidy up and to enjoy again the view of the Godshill valley. WC. Buses 2 and 3. SZ536,819
9 May 733 The Yar Estuary and Norton Spit and beach. Parking at Yarmouth Green, River Road, Yarmouth.

Link to Streetmap for parking.

Our beach cleaning season begins this year at Yarmouth and Norton Spit. We'll be litter picking along the coast and estuary. WC. Bus 7. SZ353,895
16 May 734 Play Lane Millennium Green, Play Lane, Playstreet Lane, Haylands, Ryde. Parking: see right.

Link to Streetmap for meeting point.

Our first visit of the year to help maintain this lovely reserve. PLEASE PARK IN HILLRISE AVENUE and walk through Binstead Woods, OR WELLINGTON ROAD and walk down Play Lane to the Green. Bus 37. SZ578,913