Next River Stour event and some update news
Date: Sunday 8th September 2013
Place: Bridge Street, Cradley Heath.
Time: 10.15 for 10.30
Directions: Take the Birmingham road if you are coming from Stourbridge. Continue through Lye and straight on to Hayes Park Road. Turn left on to Colley Lane to Bridge Street where we should be parked up on the right. There are some parking spaces in Little Crescent on the right just before the bridge and also at the tyre place on the left (ADM Tyres).
Task: This site was drawn to our attention by a Cradley Heath resident so this will be our first attempt to clean the river beyond our own area of Stourbridge.
The site is more difficult than any we have attempted so far as the river has rather steep sides and the vegetation is high and thick. There is Himalayan Balsam and Japanese Knotweed and Giant Hogweed (all invasive species). Continue reading “River Stour clean-up event – Sunday 8th September”