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Barrow in Bloom Practical Sessions on the River Soar

Leicester, River Soar, Leicestershire


Volunteers litter picking by the canal
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I have lots of fun creating new habitats for the wildlife and meeting new people.
Tommy, volunteer

What's involved?

Volunteer based group with interests in keeping our village environmentally and ecologically safe and tidy allowing everyone to enjoy our surroundings. We help with litter picking, and clearing footpaths and jitties of overgrowth and would like to extend these activities to the towpaths along the river and canal.

What skills are we looking for?

Get involved as much or as little as you wish. The only requirement is to have fun.

What will you get from us?

Improving and maintaining canal infrastructure and facilities around Barrow.
Meeting new people from the local community.
Health and wellbeing

This volunteering opportunity is run in partnership. Visit their website to find out more and make contact at:
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With your help we can conserve our green and blue spaces, helping the wildlife thrive and offering people health, happiness and wellbeing on their doorstops.