Groundwork Call For Volunteers For Conservation Action Morning At Coton Park Local Nature Reserve, Linton

Press Release   •   Nov 18, 2011 15:24 GMT


Set to take place at Coton Park, Linton on Saturday 19 November 2011 between 10 am and 1 pm, the action morning will enable you to learn new skills whilst enjoy the company of like minded people.


Marion Farrell from Groundwork Derby & Derbyshire said:

“We will be opening up a clearer path through the woodland in the nature reserve so that people can access this beautiful area. Everyone is welcome all tools, gloves will be provided.”


Those who wish to take part are being asked to meet in the car park at Coton Park Recreation Ground (Badgers Hollows), and everyone is welcome.


It’s free and there is no need to book, just make sure that you are wearing sturdy footwear and waterproofs if you have them and bring a hot drink.


Tools, gloves and biscuits will be provided. For more information, contact Marion Farrell at Groundwork Derby & Derbyshire on 01773 535 232 or mobile 07800 752 259 or Zoe Sewter Open Space Development Officer South Derbyshire District Council 01283 595753.


Groundwork Derby & Derbyshire is represented by Poppy-PR, please direct all press enquiries to Tina Clough: email: tina.clough@poppy-pr.co.uk phone: 07805716959



Coton Park Local Nature Reserve is owned by South Derbyshire District Council and was officially designated as a Local Nature Reserve in January 2011. This reserve is managed with a strong emphasis on involving local people wherever possible. This event, held at the site, is to encourage the local community to use it and to raise awareness of the nature reserve. This action morning is just one in a series of events.

For more information about the event please contact Groundwork’s Marion Farrell on Tel. 01773 535 232  or mobile 07800 752 259 or email mfarrell@groundwork.org.uk.


10am on Saturday 19 November 2011 at Coton Park Recreation Ground car park (Badgers Hollows), Coton Park Road, Linton. Please contact Marion Farrell at Groundwork Derby & Derbyshire on 07800 752 259 for details.



Groundwork Derby & Derbyshire is part of a national federation of nearly 50 independent Trusts, covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each Trust works with their partners to improve the quality of the local environment, the lives of local people and the profitability of local business.

Our purpose is “to build sustainable communities through joint environmental action”. We achieve this by encouraging local people, local businesses and other organisations to become involved in practical projects that improve their quality of life, bring about regeneration and lay the foundations for sustainable development. Each year we deliver hundreds of projects in neighbourhoods which are affected by high unemployment and crime levels, poor public health, run down housing and public spaces, waste ground and struggling businesses.



Groundwork Derby & Derbyshire have offices in:

The Bridge Centre, Langley Mill, (Main Office) tel: 01773 535 232

Ripley, tel: 01773 841 566/567

Somercotes (Groundwork Toolbox & Imagination Lab), tel: 01773 602 642


South Derbyshire District Council

For more details contact: Zoe Sewter Open Space Development Officer South Derbyshire District Council on 01283 595753.or email Zoe.Sewter@south-derbys.gov.uk