( Date: 28.02.2020 10:30 am - 3:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
Borsdane Wood

The Mersey Rivers Trust are looking for volunteers to help build ‘Leaky Dams’ at Borsdane Wood on Friday 28th Feb. Leaky Dams are a Natural Flood Management (NFM) technique where willow is weaved between wooden posts to create a barrier to hold back water and help reduce flooding downstream.
We will be there from 10:30am until 3pm. Any time you can spare would be really appreciated. Meet at the tunnel entrance. All tools and PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests & safety glasses) are provided. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring a packed lunch. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

( Date: 29.02.2020 10:00 am - 1:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
River Tame Egmont St Playing Fields, Mossley. OL5 9NB.

We are returning to the River Tame 10am - 1pm Saturday 29th February.

A "in" river and riverbank clean up, meeting at the corner of the playing fields by the footbridge over the river in Mossley OL5 9NB, look for our MRT Gazebo.

Mersey Rivers Trust staff and volunteers who have waders will enter the river to remove any debris or rubbish we find. Those who do not wish to enter the river or don't have waders will assist from the bank to remove the debris, rubbish and any litter from the bank to the collection point. 

Chest or thigh waders required, we do have some available sizes to use. *Please note advance notice is required so we can check we have your size and then bring along.

All equipment and required PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests, safety glasses and life jackets where necessary) will be provided including hot drinks and chocolate biscuits...

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

It's great fun - it's rewarding - and you can make a big difference.

( Date: 04.03.2020 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
Lord Combermere

Come along to this free evening and find out more about farm grants, and free confidential farming advice available in your area.

You could be eligible for a grant of up to £3,900 as a standalone grant for farm infrastructure.

To find out more about which areas in the Upper Weaver are covered as part of the grant please click here

 

If you're thinking of coming  please contact:

Cindy Joule, Catchment Advisor 

07481334321    

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so we have enough pies!!

 

 

( Date: 08.03.2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
River Tame Spring Bank La, Heyrod. SK15 3GQ.

We are returning to the River Tame 10am - 2pm Sunday 8th March.

A "in" river and riverbank clean up, parking opposite the Canal & Rivers Trust depot on Spring Bank Lane Heyrod/Millbrook, Stalybridge SK15 3RL. Look for our MRT Gazebo by the road bridge over the Tame. In the event the river levels are too high for safe entry we will conduct a litter pick of the bank where safe to do so.

Mersey Rivers Trust staff and volunteers who have waders will enter the river to remove any debris or rubbish we find. Those who do not wish to enter the river or don't have waders will assist from the bank to remove the debris, rubbish and any litter from the bank to the collection point.

Chest or thigh waders required, we do have some available sizes to use. *Please note advance notice is required so we can check we have your size and then bring along.

All equipment and required PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests, safety glasses and life jackets where necessary) will be provided including hot drinks and chocolate biscuits...

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

It's great fun - it's rewarding - and you can make a big difference.

( Date: 28.03.2020 10:00 am - 1:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
River Tame Stalybridge Town Centre

We are returning to the River Tame 10am - 1pm Saturday 28th March.

A "in" river clean up only, meeting at the end of Back Melbourne St, SK15 2JE look for our MRT Gazebo. In the event the river levels are too high for safe entry we will have to cancel this event.

Mersey Rivers Trust staff and volunteers who have waders will enter the river to remove any debris or rubbish we find. Those who do not wish to enter the river or don't have waders will assist from the bank to remove the debris, rubbish and any litter from the bank to the collection point. The access to the walled in town centre stretch of river is via small set of Victorian steps.

Chest or thigh waders required, we do have some available sizes to use. *Please note advance notice is required so we can check we have your size and then bring along.

All equipment and required PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests, safety glasses and life jackets where necessary) will be provided including hot drinks and chocolate biscuits...

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

It's great fun - it's rewarding - and you can make a big difference.

( Date: 11.04.2020 10:00 am - 1:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
River Tame Park Rd

We are returning to the River Tame 10am - 1pm Saturday 11th April.

A "in" river and riverbank clean up, meeting on Park Rd, Dukinfield. SK16 5LP. In the event the river levels are too high for safe entry we will conduct a litter pick of the bank where safe to do so.

Mersey Rivers Trust staff and volunteers who have waders will enter the river to remove any debris or rubbish we find. Those who do not wish to enter the river or don't have waders will assist from the bank to remove the debris, rubbish and any litter from the bank to the collection point.

Chest or thigh waders required, we do have some available sizes to use. *Please note advance notice is required so we can check we have your size and then bring along.

All equipment and required PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests, safety glasses and life jackets where necessary) will be provided including hot drinks and chocolate biscuits...

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

It's great fun - it's rewarding - and you can make a big difference.

( Date: 26.04.2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
River Tame Bow St

We are returning to the River Tame 10am - 2pm Sunday 26th April.

A "in" river and riverbank clean up, at the Bow St entrance to the riverside walk in Ashton-Under-Lyne SK16 4HY, look for our MRT Gazebo. In the event the river levels are too high for safe entry we will conduct a litter pick of the bank where safe to do so.

Mersey Rivers Trust staff and volunteers who have waders will enter the river to remove any debris or rubbish we find. Those who do not wish to enter the river or don't have waders will assist from the bank to remove the debris, rubbish and any litter from the bank to the collection point.

Chest or thigh waders required, we do have some available sizes to use. *Please note advance notice is required so we can check we have your size and then bring along.

All equipment and required PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests, safety glasses and life jackets where necessary) will be provided including hot drinks and chocolate biscuits...

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

It's great fun - it's rewarding - and you can make a big difference.

( Date: 17.05.2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
River Tame Jet Amber Fields

We are returning to the River Tame 10am - 2pm Sunday 17th May.

A "in" river and riverbank clean up, at Jet Amber Fields off Hyde Rd/Manchester Rd, Denton. SK14 2DE. Look for our MRT Gazebo. In the event the river levels are too high for safe entry we will conduct a litter pick of the bank where safe to do so.

Mersey Rivers Trust staff and volunteers who have waders will enter the river to remove any debris or rubbish we find. Those who do not wish to enter the river or don't have waders will assist from the bank to remove the debris, rubbish and any litter from the bank to the collection point.

Chest or thigh waders required, we do have some available sizes to use. *Please note advance notice is required so we can check we have your size and then bring along.

All equipment and required PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests, safety glasses and life jackets where necessary) will be provided including hot drinks and chocolate biscuits...

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

It's great fun - it's rewarding - and you can make a big difference.

( Date: 23.05.2020 10:00 am - 1:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
River Tame Gibraltar Lane

We are returning to the River Tame 10am - 1pm Saturday 23rd May.

A "in" river and riverbank clean up, at the end of Gibraltar Lane, Haughten Green, SK14 5DR. Look for our MRT Gazebo. In the event the river levels are too high for safe entry we will conduct a litter pick of the bank where safe to do so.

Mersey Rivers Trust staff and volunteers who have waders will enter the river to remove any debris or rubbish we find. Those who do not wish to enter the river or don't have waders will assist from the bank to remove the debris, rubbish and any litter from the bank to the collection point.

Chest or thigh waders required, we do have some available sizes to use. *Please note advance notice is required so we can check we have your size and then bring along.

All equipment and required PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests, safety glasses and life jackets where necessary) will be provided including hot drinks and chocolate biscuits...

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

It's great fun - it's rewarding - and you can make a big difference.

( Date: 14.06.2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
River Tame Hulmes Wood

We are returning to the River Tame 10am - 2pm Sunday 14th June.

A "in" river and riverbank clean up, meeting at Stockport Rd entrance to Hulmes Wood Nature Reserve, Denton, M34 6NZ look for our MRT Gazebo. In the event the river levels are too high for safe entry we will conduct a litter pick of the bank where safe to do so.

Mersey Rivers Trust staff and volunteers who have waders will enter the river to remove any debris or rubbish we find. Those who do not wish to enter the river or don't have waders will assist from the bank to remove the debris, rubbish and any litter from the bank to the collection point.

Chest or thigh waders required, we do have some available sizes to use. *Please note advance notice is required so we can check we have your size and then bring along.

All equipment and required PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests, safety glasses and life jackets where necessary) will be provided including hot drinks and chocolate biscuits...

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

It's great fun - it's rewarding - and you can make a big difference.

( Date: 27.06.2020 10:00 am - 1:00 pm )
Calendar: MRT
Free event
River Tame Reddish Vale

We are returning to the River Tame 10am - 2pm Saturday 27th June.

A "in" river and riverbank clean up meeting in the Reddish Vale visitors centre car park Reddish Vale Rd, Stockport SK5 7HE look for our MRT Gazebo. In the event the river levels are too high for safe entry we will conduct a litter pick of the bank where safe to do so.

Mersey Rivers Trust staff and volunteers who have waders will enter the river to remove any debris or rubbish we find. Those who do not wish to enter the river or don't have waders will assist from the bank to remove the debris, rubbish and any litter from the bank to the collection point.

Chest or thigh waders required, we do have some available sizes to use. *Please note advance notice is required so we can check we have your size and then bring along.

All equipment and required PPE (gloves, hi-viz vests, safety glasses and life jackets where necessary) will be provided including hot drinks and chocolate biscuits...

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

It's great fun - it's rewarding - and you can make a big difference.

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