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9:30 am

Volunteer Work Party: Phyllis Currie

28th February 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until 28th March 2019

Phyllis Currie Nature Reserve, Dumney Lane
Great Leighs, Essex United Kingdom
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The Essex Wildlife Trust work parties take place every Thursday at the Phyllis Currie Reserve in Great Leighs. Volunteers meet in the car park in Dumney Lane. All equipment is provided, but you need to bring a packed lunch.

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Thursday Volunteer Work Party – Chafford Gorges Nature Reserve

28th February 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until 23rd May 2019

Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Park Visitor Centre
Chafford Hundred, Essex RM16 6RW United Kingdom
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Join Dean Williams, the Ranger at Chafford Gorges Nature for weekly Thursday volunteering sessions. The work will also provide an opportunity for you to find rare plants and animals. Where appropriate clothing. Steel toe-capped boots are useful for any heavy work. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided, but please bring water and a packed lunch.

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Volunteer Work Party: Langdon Nature Reserve

28th February 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until 21st February 2020

Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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Sessions are weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. These sessions can change, please contact the Ranger Josh Childs before to confirm. Activities include removal of invasive species, fencing, litter picking, path clearance, pond maintenance, coppicing, hedge laying and more. Work parties may not be close to a bathroom.

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Volunteer Work Party: West Wood Nature Reserve

28th February 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until 15th August 2019

The Uttlesford EWT Local Group runs work parties on its reserves throughout the year, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, which start at 9.30 a.m. and finish around lunchtime. You do not have to be a member of the Essex Wildlife Trust to come along to these events. Locations may change at short notice. Phone the

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10:00 am

Belfairs Nature Tots

28th February 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until 12th December 2019

Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4LR United Kingdom
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An under 5's pre-school club based around nature, wildlife and the seasons at Belfairs Woodland Centre and Nature Reserve. Youngsters will love the mix of arts, crafts and games; having stories and music; and, of course, some outdoor time in the woodlands! CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED Booking is essential

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10:45 am

Hockley Woods – Health Walk

28th February 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Hockley Woods, B1013
Hockley, Essex SS5 4RQ United Kingdom
Free

This event is at Hockley Woods every Thursday, starting at 10:45am with options of either a one hour or a shorter 30 minute walk. This walk is part of the Rochford District Health Walks, helping you to meet new people and enjoy the benefits of regular exercise. Walk at your own pace, with fully trained

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1:15 pm

Priory Park, Southend – Health Walk

28th February 2019 @ 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:15pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Priory Park, Victoria Avenue
Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6ND United Kingdom

This walk is part of the Southend Walk this Way Health Walks scheme. This is a buggy friendly walk starting at Priory Park, meeting outside the cafe, every Thursday at 1:15pm and lasting for 30 minutes. There is plenty of on site parking.

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7:30 pm

Illustrated Talk: Greening the City for People and Wildlife – Belfairs

28th February 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4LR United Kingdom
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An interesting talk arranged by Southend & Rochford Local EWT Group. Paul Becket from the City of London corporation will be talking about how the city can be 'greened' for the benefit of people and wildlife.  

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