During the growth period of summer we clear the footpaths
that get overgrown. We have a small tool kit and two
strimmers supplied by Warwickshire County Council, who have
also arranged our insurance with BTCV.
This activity is very important during the few weeks
leading up to the Challenge date. Volunteers agree that it is
very satisfying putting something back into a leisure activity
that they have enjoyed for many years.
Ladies have also contributed to the activity and are very
welcome. We try and enjoy ourselves whilst carrying out
this work, bearing in mind that there is time to look more
carefully at the countryside and meet some of our rural
Working parties are arranged monthly from January to
November, with occasional extra days to deal with a particular
need. See news items for details, either "Latest
Working Party News" on ACW Home or
start with WP News 001 Mar-2006
and follow "Next WP News" buttons to read all recent WP
For a complete listing of all Working Parties since March
Volunteer "Overseers" are allocated to each walk, and
regularly check their routes for difficulties or the the need
for improvements. They carry a few hand tools, and will
fix any minor issues as they find them. Bigger issues
are reported (see Footpath
Updates for more information) and appropriate action
We are always on the lookout for volunteers to take on the
posts listed on the Contact Us
If you are interested in joining in these activities,
Bob Carey on 024
7645 5251 or the person named in the latest WP News
for further information.
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