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Tree planting at Sycamore Bank Farm

Upstream Thinking
Event Name Tree planting at Sycamore Bank Farm
Start Date 14th Feb 2022 9:30 am
End Date 14th Feb 2022 3:00 pm
Duration 5 hours and 30 minutes

Revised date for this postponed activity.

We have 485 trees to plant and it would be great to have your help.

Sycamore Bank Farm is in Quarnford (SK17 0SJ) and is 1 mile off the A53, Leek to Buxton Road.

Turn off at the Flash Bar stores, follow the road for approximately ½ a mile and turn left down a tarmac drive, signposted with a dead end sign and a Colshaw sign.

Follow the drive for 500m and turn left (opposite Sycamore Bank Farm).

Keep left up the lane until you reach a hardcore area containing round bales in which to park.

Andy Farmer (07973 848384) and Dave Cooper will meet you there at 9.30am on Monday 14th February. We will be done by 3pm.

Please bring lunch and refreshments with you.

Sturdy footwear and warm, waterproof clothing is a necessity.

Equipment will be supplied but please bring your own spade and gloves if you would like to.

To ensure the health and safety of our staff and volunteers please do not attend the activity if you, any member of your household, or somebody you have been in close contact with: have symptoms of (or likely to be of) Covid-19; have recently tested positive for Covid-19; are awaiting the results of a PCR test; or have been asked to self-isolate. If you are able to take a Lateral Flow Test before joining us please do so.

Social distancing measures will be in place at all times and we ask you to follow these and respect each other.

To sign up for this activity please register as a volunteer through our volunteer portal by clicking here.