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Activities

Welcome to our 2018 Activities page. 

Please click on the activities below for more information. 
 
The NOVEMBER Newsletter and What's On can be downloaded HERE
 

Activities/Workshops @ PROSPECTS

Please note that Booking is essential for most of the workshop & activities this month so please check the JOIN US and other links below or view the details in the newsletter above.
 
Watch this space for late additons and changes to the Newsletter/What's On...
    

NOVEMBER - NOW TAKING BOOKINGS

6th, 13th & 20th November (Tuesday) = CRAFTS AND WILDLIFE - Crafts at PROSPECTS - drop in sessions - We  will be creating items for the Winter Wonderland Christmas window display.  Sessions are held at 54, Broadway, Accrington.  
 
13th November (Tuesday) = Gardening Workshop at All Saints’ Church, Clayton-le-Moors with The PROSPECTS Foundation from 11:00am to 1:00pm.  Feeding, Weeding and Tidying Flower Beds to the front of the Church.  Julie will be on hand to offer advice and help.   Free soup and bread roll for lunch with hot/cold drinks at 12:30pm. Poster HERE with contact details etc.
 
14th November (Wednesday) = Hyndburn Cycle Forum.  For times and a copy of the Agenda please contact Barbara Sharples.
 
17th November (Saturday) = Toad Abodes in Wood 

Make a home for a toad with Barry, Wood Creations.  Session 1 - You will learn basic woodworking skills, decorate the Toad Abode exterior and learn about its value for toads in your backyard or garden.  There will be a second session on Saturday 1st December for people to complete their toad abode.   This activity is part of the People’s Postcode Lottery funded Improving Hyndburn’s Wildlife project.  These are the last of the Improving Hyndburn’s Wildlife woodwork workshops. POSTER HERE

Email: barbara.sharples@prospectsfoundation.org.uk. Facebook: ProspectsFoundation Twitter: @Prospects1998. Tel: 230348 for more information.   BOOKING IN ADVANCE (via email please) IS ESSENTIAL and you must be available to attend both sessions.

Learn about toads and frogs https://www.froglife.org/info-advice/amphibians-and-reptiles/common-frog-2/


24th November (Saturday)
 = Woodland Day with Woody - To celebrate Tree Charter Day and National Tree week Woody will be hosting a special Woody Day.  

Anyone interested must book as volunteers need to wear appropriate PPE and we need to make sure enough tools are available to keep everyone active.  Any new helpers are welcome for any amount of timeContact Mike Stapleford (Social Enterprise Development): 01254 230348 Ext 205 or e-mail mike.stapleford@prospectsfoundation.org.uk

 
27th November (Tuesday) = PRUNING APPLE TREES and MAKING WILLOW STARS at Accrington Womens' Centre from 1:30pm - 3:00pm, Please contact Julie at Prospects for more information.  Poster HERE with contact details etc.
 
Events are also listed on Facebook ProspectsFoundation and Twitter Prospects1998
 

Improving Hyndburn's Wildlife Project 

2018 = Create a wildlife habitat in your backyard, garden, community centre/space, allotment, place of worship, cemetery, railway station etc.  Find out more HERE and POP into PROSPECTS to chat to Barbara, Improving Hyndburn's Wildlife, Project Officer.  Supported by players of the People's Postcode Lottery awarding funds from POSTCODE LOCAL TRUST.
 
Please use the link below to compete the Survey.
http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/0PBOE/
 

Weekly Volunteer Activities 

PROSPECTS holds regular VOLUNTEER activities at a number of sites around Hyndburn.  Please click on the sites below to find an activity near you.   Click on the What's On above for dates and times.

Monday and Tuesday (see the November Newsletter and What's On above) for details of volunteering opportunities on Monday 5th, 12th and 19th November AND Tuesday 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th November  Sessions are 10:30 to 2:30 or as much as you can do!
CoppiceWoodnock Vale, and Whinney Hill.  
Join our Conservation Rangers or the Green Team.
 
Friday (5t2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th)
Woody at various locations.  Join Us.
See 24th November for a special WOODY Day.