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From guided nature walks to tree planting and willow weaving to habitat management, Prospects endeavours to provide a wide range of events to suit all ages, abilities and environmental interests. Have a look at our events to see if there is anything you fancy!

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Apr 29, 2014

CLAYTON-le-MOORS with ALTHAM PROSPECTS PANEL monthly meeting at Forts Arms, Lower Barnes Street, Clayton le Moors.  If you live in the Clayton or Altham area, come along and get involved in local projects including Mercer Park, the Poppy project, Sparth Woodland,  Tues 29th April, 7.00pm.  Canal project, and local community gardens.  Contact Paul by email: paulworswick1@hotmail.co.uk.

 

Apr 28, 2014
BAXENDEN FORUM MEETING If you live in the Baxenden area, come along and get involved in local projects including the Haworth Rose Garden and Scented Way, Woodnook Vale, Hollins Wood, litter picking, Balsam Bashing and the Baxenden Jubilee Walk.  Mon 28th April, 7.30pm  Phone Sheila on 01254 384619 for more information.
Apr 28, 2014
HUNCOAT COMMUNITY FORUM (PROSPECTS PANEL) monthly meeting at the Griffin’s Head Inn on Burnley Road in Huncoat.  Mon 28th April, 7.30pm.  If you live in the Huncoat area, come along and get involved in local projects including the Village Stocks, Hands on Huncoat Railway Station, Huncoat in Bloom, Spout House Woodland, and the Peace Garden.  Phone Roy on 01254 395021 for more information.
Apr 28, 2014
HOLLINS WOOD conservation work session with The Wildlife Trust.  One of our regular ‘Monday Volunteers’ conservation sessions.  This week they will be at Hollins Wood doing Mulch matting, cutting overhanging branches, litter clean up and tree care. Mon 28th April, 10.30am to 2.30pm  Meet at Hollins Technical College BB5 2QY.  For more information, phone Kim Coverdale on 01282 704605 or 07717 366815.
Apr 27, 2014
DAWN CHORUS BIRD ID.  This will be an early morning walking event lasting 1 to 1.5 hours. Sun 27th April.  Times to be confirmed.  For more information contact, Roger Plum, 01254 230348 or 07974 626835 or email roger.plum@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 25, 2014
WOODY on The Coppice.  They will be thinning the broadleaf woodland, installing path edging and dealing with the felled trees.  Friday 25th April, 10.00am to 4.00pm.  Anyone interested should book as they need to make sure the necessary PPE and tools are available and sometimes they may need to cancel if the weather is too bad.  Contact Mike Stapleford (Social Enterprise Development): 01254 230348 Extension 205  mike.stapleford@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 24, 2014
ONE PLANET PLANTERS are an open group of volunteers who carry out light food-growing activities on a range of community sites around Accrington. Thurs 24th April, 1.00 to 4.00pm Meet at 1.00pm at Hyndburn Voluntary & Community Resource Centre, Cannon Street Accrington.  Dress for practical gardening work please.  For more details, contact Ian Hodgson on 07599 453236.
Apr 23, 2014
BIRD IDENTIFICATION COURSE This will be the indoor course on Weds 23rd April, 19.00 to 21.00pm at The PROSPECTS Environment Centre and the outdoor event is on Sunday 27th April.  Course led by Dave Bickerton.  To book a place or for more information contact, Roger Plum, 01254 230348 or 07974 626835 or email roger.plum@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 22, 2014

MIAMI – Make It And Mend It Turn old clothes, discarded items and broken jewellery into riches.   Learn how to UPCYCLE old clothing and jewellery into the latest fashions. Tuesday 22nd April, 09.30am to 13.00pm  Contact Barbara Sharples on Tel: 230348 Email: barbara.sharples@prospectsfoundation.org.uk.  It is advisable to book a place on this popular event as places are limited to 12.

MIAMI workshops will be held from Tuesday 6th May fortnightly until 1st July inclusive.  Guest demonstrators will be on hand at some of these events.

Apr 17, 2014
ONE PLANET PLANTERS are an open group of volunteers who carry out light food-growing activities on a range of community sites around Accrington. Thurs 17th April, 1.00 to 4.00pm  Meet at 1.00pm at Hyndburn Voluntary & Community Resource Centre, Cannon Street Accrington.  Dress for practical gardening work please.  For more details, contact Ian Hodgson on 07599 453236.
Apr 14, 2014
WOODNOOK VALE conservation work session with PROSPECTS.  One of our regular ‘Monday Volunteers’ conservation sessions.  This week we will be installing a new sign and doing other work.  Meet at Nuttall St, Accrington BB5 0PJ. Mon 14th April, 10.30am to 2.30pmFor more information contact, Roger Plum, 01254 230348 or 07974 626835 or email roger.plum@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 14, 2014
WOODLAND ECOLOGY TRAINING with John Lamb, Senior Conservation Officer from The Wildlife Trust.  Places must be booked in advance. Mon 14th April, 09.00 to 13.00 For more information contact, Roger Plum, 01254 230348 or 07974 626835 or email roger.plum@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 13, 2014
GREAT HARWOOD PROSPECTS PANEL – BURSTING BUDS WALK.  Meet at Tesco, Queen Street, Great Harwood at 1230 for a 1245 prompt start.  The walk is 5 miles approx. and includes lanes, tracks, countryside, woods, the Leeds-Liverpool Canal and parts of the Ladybird Trail.  Leisurely pace for new walkers & bring camera and/or binoculars. Sun 13th April, 12.30am to 3.30pm.  Anyone interested can email gthprospectspanel@mail.com or phone Barbara on 07599 106670 for details.  Part of Boots & Bikes WINDFALL funded project.
Apr 12, 2014

Cycle Ride with Great Harwood PROSPECTS Panel.  The ride will be led by CTC the National Cycling Charity.  The route is TESCO, Great Harwood to Witton Park, Blackburn.  The start time is 10.00am. If you are a Great Harwood or Hyndburn resident and want to borrow a mountain bike for the event please telephone Barbara Sharples 07599-106670 or email gthprospectspanel@mail.com for details.  Part of Boots & Bikes WINDFALL funded project. More cycle rides to follow including family and ladies only.

Want to learn to ride a bike - individual courses available through LCC - just contact us.

Apr 12, 2014
DRY STONE WALLING 2-day course Saturday & Sunday at Spout House Woodland.  Sat 12th April & Sun 13th April , 09.30am to 16.30pmPlaces must be booked in advance.  For more information contact, Roger Plum, 01254 230348 or 07974 626835 or email roger.plum@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 11, 2014
WOODY on The Coppice every Friday in April except Good Friday.  They will be thinning the broadleaf woodland, installing path edging and dealing with the felled trees.  Anyone interested should book as they need to make sure the necessary PPE and tools are available and sometimes they may need to cancel if the weather is too bad. Friday 11th April, 10.00 to 4.00pmContact Mike Stapleford (Social Enterprise Development): 01254 230348 Extension 205 mike.stapleford@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 10, 2014
ONE PLANET PLANTERS are an open group of volunteers who carry out light food-growing activities on a range of community sites around Accrington. Thurs 10th April, 1.00 to 4.00pm Meet at 1.00pm at Hyndburn Voluntary & Community Resource Centre, Cannon Street Accrington.  Dress for practical gardening work please.  For more details, contact Ian Hodgson on 07599 453236.
Apr 9, 2014
Great Harwood PROSPECTS Panel Meeting - The Panel meets monthly for practical project activities and quarterly for the Panel business meetings. Weds 9th April, 7.00pm to 8.30pm  All meetings start at 7.00pm and are held at The Victoria (Butcher Brig), St John's Street.
Apr 9, 2014
RE-CREATION – paper and card recycling using papier-mâchéMake Easter gifts using a variety of shapes and materials.  This is not recycling it’s RE-CREATION with Simon Dawson.  A fun workshop at The PROSPECTS Environment Centre, 54 Broadway, Accrington  Weds 9th April, 10:30am to 2.30pm  Tel 230348 for more information or email barbara.sharples@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 8, 2014

MIAMI – Make It And Mend It Turn old clothes, discarded items and broken jewellery into riches.   Learn how to UPCYCLE old clothing and jewellery into the latest fashions. Tuesday 8th April, 13.00pm to 15.30pmContact Barbara Sharples on Tel: 230348 Email: barbara.sharples@prospectsfoundation.org.uk.  It is advisable to book a place on this popular event as places are limited to 12.

MIAMI workshops will be held from Tuesday 6th May fortnightly until 1st July inclusive.  Guest demonstrators will be on hand at some of these events.

Apr 8, 2014
GPS TRAINIING.  The morning will be theory at The PROSPECTS Environment Centre and the afternoon will be spent at Peel Park doing practical activities. Tues 8th April, 09.30am to 16:30  To book a place or for more information contact, Roger Plum, 01254 230348 or 07974 626835 or email roger.plum@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 7, 2014

Cycle Maintenance Fundamentals at the Youth Centre, Lowerfold Road, Great Harwood. Repair and maintain your bike.  Straight forward and easy bike maintenance course.   Mon 7th April 18.30pm to  20.30pm  Contact: email gthprospectspanel@mail.com or Barbara Sharples 07599 106670.  FREE Course, Week 4 of a four-week course on Mondays.  Part of Boots & Bikes WINDFALL funded project.

Apr 7, 2014

HOLLINS WOOD conservation work session with The Wildlife Trust.  One of our regular ‘Monday Volunteers’ conservation sessions.  This week they will be at Hollins Wood doing general woodland management.  Meet at Hollins Technical College BB5 2QY.  Mon 7th April, 10.30am to 2.30pm  For more information phone Kim Coverdale on 01282 704605 or 07717 366815  

Apr 4, 2014
WOODY on The Coppice Friday 4th April, 10.00 to 4.00pm and every Friday in April – 11th & 25th.  They will be thinning the broadleaf woodland, installing path edging and dealing with the felled trees.  Anyone interested should book as they need to make sure the necessary PPE and tools are available and sometimes they may need to cancel if the weather is too bad.  Contact Mike Stapleford (Social Enterprise Development): 01254 230348 Extension 205 mike.stapleford@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 3, 2014
ONE PLANET PLANTERS are an open group of volunteers who carry out light food-growing activities on a range of community sites around Accrington.  Meet at 1.00pm at Hyndburn Voluntary & Community Resource Centre, Cannon Street Accrington.  Dress for practical gardening work please. Thurs 3rd April,
1.00 to 4.00pm  For more details, contact Ian Hodgson on 07599 453236.
Apr 3, 2014
RISK ASSESSMENT COURSE.  A half-day course on the basics of Risk Assessment for a local environment project activity. Thurs 3rd April, 9.30am to 1.00pm  To book a place or for more information contact, Roger Plum, 01254 230348 or 07974 626835 or email roger.plum@prospectsfoundation.org.uk
Apr 2, 2014
*Incredible Edibles ACCRINGTON monthly meeting at the Park pub on Manchester Road (bottom of Oak Hill Park) welcomes volunteers interested in food growing in public spaces to provide fresh food for all.  Weds 2nd April, 7.00pm If you are interested contact Cath Holmes via PROSPECTS.
Apr 2, 2014
RE-CREATION – paper and card recycling using papier-mâchéMake Easter gifts using a variety of shapes and materials.  This is not recycling it’s RE-CREATION with Simon Dawson.  A fun workshop at The PROSPECTS Environment Centre, 54 Broadway, Accrington. Weds 2nd April, 10:30am to 2.30pm Second event will be on the 9th April.  Tel 230348 for more information or email barbara.sharples@prospectsfoundation.org.uk

 

 

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