So in the end we made it to Walcot Wood for one day this Spring and experienced the whole range of weather that nature could provide!

After the high winds of Saturday which caused a cancellation, an early Sunday start saw blue skies and dry as we arrived on site – a delight. However soon after heading up the hill, grey skies arrived and hail – or was it sleet – came down briefly!
As work continued clearing the hawthorn stands to reveal more of the aged oaks and encourage more flora – which was already starting to peak through, as we spotted the first spring primose flowerheads – showery spells were interspersed with sunny skies.
Cake o’clock and lunch came and went in the sunshine – should we have a long Sunday lunchtime BBQ next time?…. and as the day came to a close with more of the hillside revealed – hopefully Countryside Manager Pete will like what we’ve done – the peace and tranquility of the remote site became clear to all as the wind subsided and the sun shone to round off the day.

…You know you’ve been to Walcot – the flipside of the views and rolling green hills are the steep slopes – your aching knees remind you of that when you get home!

Our EVENTS page has been updated with new dates for your diary.

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If you’re interested to volunteer with us for the first time…., then please contact us for more info – just pop over to our CONTACTS PAGE and send us your details so our web fairy can put you in touch with us.

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We enjoy winter as it gives us a chance to work in some of our favourite places. Our latest programme of workdays is now finalised with dates through to March 2019. Have a look on our events page for the latest news including dates for our Christmas Weekend at Dudmaston. If you’d like to join us for any of our workdays, please contact us and we’ll give you more information.

No workday for us on the August Bank Holiday weekend. Here at the SSNTV Web Fairy Hub, we’ve been looking through some of the ‘archive’ photos that linger in the background of the website. There’s no point in just us Fairies having all the fun so, just for the heck of it, we are uploading a little selection for you. For SSNTV members who’ve been with the group for a few years, you will have fun trying to remember what we were doing, and where and when! Enjoy!

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Summer fun and games at Sunnycroft

 

As we bask in hot and sunny weather, it seems weird thinking about autumn and winter. However, our planners are always thinking a season or two ahead. Our latest programme of workdays is now finalised with dates through to November 2018. Have a look on our events page for the latest news. Enjoy our summer programme of workdays and note the autumn dates in your diary as something to look forward to. If you’d like to join us for any of our workdays, please contact us and we’ll give you more information.

 

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These boots were made for working

 

We enjoy winter as it gives us a chance to work in some of our favourite places but we also love the approach of spring and the promise of warmer weather. Our latest programme ofworkdays is now finalised with dates through to July 2018. Have a look on our events page for the latest news. Our July working week to Northumberland is our “Great Escape” – get your passports ready, we are heading north! If you’d like to join us for any of our workdays, please contact us and we’ll give you more information.

 

If you are wondering what we get up to at weekends, you can find our programme of workdays on our EVENTS Page.

If you would like to get involved, please contact us at contact@ssntv.co.uk or use our CONTACTS page.

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