The aim of the Shipton Volunteers is to maintain, enhance and improve aspects of the village.
There are two morning sessions held each month and participation is welcomed for just part or all of each session. Tasks performed are varied and accommodate all levels of energy and skill. It’s a great way of meeting new people.
The scheduled dates for 2022 are as below, but are subject to change:
- January – Fri 21st
- January – Sat 22nd
- February – Fri 25th
- February – Sat 26th
- March – Fri 18th
- March – Sat 19th
- April – Fri TBC
- April – Sat TBC
- May – Fri 27th
- May – Sat 28th
- June – Fri 24th
- June – Sat 25th
- July – Fri 22nd
- July – Sat 23rd
- August – TBC
- September – Fri 23rd
- September – Sat 24th
- October Fri TBC
- October Sat TBC
- November – Fri 11th
- November – Sat 26th
If you would like to join us or learn more about the Volunteers please get in touch with Carole Arnold.
Telephone: 07545 475560
Friday 20th and Saturday 21st August 2021 – Over the two days 13 volunteers worked down the A361 clearing weeds from the footpaths.
Friday 23rd July 2021 – Along Simons Lane we tidied the pathway from encroaching grass, nettles and overhanging hedge/tree, along with clearing some vegetation from the steam. We also cleared the short footpath along Upper End
Friday 25th June 2021 – Footpath path from Milton Road junction to the New Beaconsfield Hall – trimmed back the hedge and took out the weeds against the wall.
Saturday 26th June 2021 – Graveyard and Church Walk – Sorted the rubbish area, strimmed weeds, collected litter and weeded along Church Walk.
Friday 4th June 2021 – Village Green – clearing weeds both sides of road boundary wall, the two memorials, widened one of the paths through the green and removed the moss from under some of the benches:
Saturday 24th April 2021 – Help in the Wild Garden
Friday 23rd April 2021 – Clearing pathways.
A361 from Tall Trees to Cricket Ground
Junction of A361 and Milton Road
March 2021 – Litter picking