Keep Wales Tidy

KEEP WALES TIDY AND RELATED EVENTS IN JANUARY 2017 (CARMARTHENSHIRE)

Date: 9th.

Event type: Working party (litter picking, flytip clearance, footpath maintenance and / or community garden works or anything else that may arise).

Location: Pontyberem.

Meeting point: Rear of main car park.

Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.778634,-4.169827&hl=en&num=1&t=h&z=17

Time: 10am – 12pm.

Bring along (if possible): Gloves, hi vis jacket.

Physicality level: Medium.

Suitability: All welcome.

Date: 10th.

Event type: Cleanup.

Location: Pentwyn Hill (near Llannon / Upper Tumble / Cross Hands).

Meeting point: Outside entrance to reservoir.

Map link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ur8dp__n77hbpzHj0kFa3Xb0B3A&usp=sharing

Time: 10am – 12pm.

Bring along (if possible): Gloves, hi vis jacket.

Physicality level: Low.

Suitability: Not suitable for children.

Further information: This event will target the lanes that surround the reservoir at the top of Pentwyn hill. Therefore it is not suitable for children. Please do not park cars in meeting point as it is in constant use by Dwr Cymru. There are numerous pull ins in the area that can be used instead.

Date: 12th.

Event type: Hedge laying.

Location: Llannon allotments.

Meeting point: Allotment car park.

Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.759234,-4.113307&hl=en&num=1&t=h&z=16

Time: 10am – 3pm.

Bring along (if possible): Gloves (thorn proof is ideal), bill hook, loppers, bow saw.

Physicality level: High.

Suitability: Not suitable for children.

Date: 18th.

Event type: Working party (grass / tree cutting, litter picking, improving fencing / paths and removing overgrown vegetation or anything else that may arise).

Location: Morfa Berwig Nature Reserve, Bynea nr. Llanelli.

Meeting point: Turning area at end of Berwick Road.

Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.669894,-4.107728&hl=en&num=1&t=m&z=16

Time: 10am – 3pm.

Bring along (if possible): Gloves.

Physicality level: Medium – high.

Suitability: Not suitable for young children.

Date: 28th.

Event type: Working party (litter picking, clearing windblown trees, path improvements, drainage work, Christmas tree management or anything else that may arise).

Location: Troserch Woods nr. Llangennech.

Meeting point: Woods car park next to Graig Fach.

Map link: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=51.718056,-4.106011&hl=en&num=1&t=h&z=16

Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm.

Bring along (if possible): Gloves.

Physicality level: Medium – high.

Suitability: Children welcome but must be kept under close supervision as powered equipment may be in use.

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This list is subject to change. If any details of event changes, an updated list will not be sent out. Any changes will be posted on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/kwtcarms/

If you wish to join in with an event, it may be a good idea to contact Dan: daniel.snaith@keepwalestidy.org or Brian: KBMogford@carmarthenshire.gov.uk beforehand.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MEETING POINTS ON SOME OF THE MAP LINKS ARE WHERE THE ARROW / PIN IS POINTING, NOT POINT A.

You are welcome to stay for the duration of any event or any time you can give will be greatly received. For all day events (those that continue after 12pm), please bring lunch as we don’t provide this, and the work locations are often not near food outlets / shops.

If you arrive after the designated start time, please ring 07824 504805 or 07887 932066 when you arrive in case we have moved on to a different part of the site, or come and look for us.

End times are just a guide and events / work days may end earlier if the job is finished.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Most events are open to all but where those state they are unsuitable for children, then that applies to anyone 16 and under. If it states unsuitable for young children, that applies to anyone 10 and under.

You are covered under Keep Wales Tidy / community group insurance while at these events.

Please dress sensibly to suit the weather conditions on the day. Suitable footwear should also be worn (not sandals / flip flops, formal shoes); safety boots are ideal, but anything fairly rugged will be acceptable.

For more information, contact Dan: daniel.snaith@keepwalestidy.org or phone 07824 504805, or Brian: KBMogford@carmarthenshire.gov.uk or phone 07887 932066.

Please feel free to circulate this list around your contacts.

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