Parks and wildlife areas to continue benefiting from volunteers

October 30 2017

A PROGRAMME of environmental work is continuing through November around

A PROGRAMME of environmental work is continuing through November around 

Dodington, Chipping Sodbury and Yate, with volunteers caring for local wildlife areas.

Members of Lilliput Conservation Group will turn out on Tuesday, November 7, for a work morning in Lilliput Park, meeting at 10am at the Kingfisher Road gate.

They will be back on Saturday, November 11, to carry on maintaining the important local park.

Meanwhile, Wapley Bushes Conservation Group will hold a woodland planting morning at the nature reserve on Saturday, November 18, planting native trees to offset the future effects of ash dieback disease.

Members will  meet at 10am at the Shire Way entrance, with two more planting mornings planned for the winter period.

Dodington parish councillor Paul Hulbert said: "Volunteers have a vital role part in maintaining our local wildlife sites and parks.

“We welcome newcomers. Our local groups have plenty of jobs to be done, with lighter tasks for people who prefer them. They just need to turn up, dressed suitably and wearing stout shoes or wellies.”

Most of the events are part of Dodington Parish Council's Discover Dodington programme and details of all events can be found online at