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Gardening and wildlife volunteers- Wild about Brampton (Mondays)

Would you like to learn more about nature and help us create a wildlife haven in Newcastle-under-Lyme? Come and volunteer with Groundwork West Midlands and Brampton Museum and help rejuvenate an urban green space.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Dig and plant a range of plants around the Brampton Pond
  • Help build a bug hotel and new picnic bench
  • Spot wildlife and help us create a new informative sign
  • Go outside in wet and cold weather as well as warm, dry weather
  • Follow any health and safety guidance that may be in place

All abilities welcome. We are looking for up to 10 volunteers who cam commit one day a month- we meet the first Monday of every month.

This opportunity would be perfect for someone looking to gain experience in the green or charity sector, or those wishing to gain experience in landscaping or using hand tools. It would also be suitable for someone wanting to make new friends, spend time outdoors and give something back to their community.

This project is in partnership with expert environmental charity Groundwork and the parks' team. Please note your contact details will be shared with them.

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Volunteer drivers- Help isolated people visit our museum (Wednesday-Saturday)

So many people would love to visit the museum, but struggle to get here on public transport. Can you help Newcastle Community Transport pikc them up in their wheelchair-accessible minibus?

Drivers need to have a suitable license, be within 25 and 69 years of age and ideally live within a 4 mile radius of Brampton Museum.

This work is most suitable for retired people or those looking for a stepping stone info paid employment.

Please note this volunteer position is with Newcastle Community Transport. Please note your contact details will be shared with them. For more details or an informal chat please phone the transport co-ordinator on 01782 627770 Mon-Fri 9am-1pm

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COMING SOON- Chatty Café volunteers- Help us stop loneliness

Have you ever noticed that a cup of tea and a friendly chat can make a bad day feel just so much better? We are planning to start a new chatty cafe scheme to help tackle loneliness, in particular among older people who have early stages dementia, live alone or who may have lost touch with their friendship circle after Covid-19.

This project is in partnership with dementia charity Approach and the Little Vintage Tea Room. Please note your contact details will be shared with them.

Express your interest in this forthcoming vacancy

If you would like to learn more about people with dementia and the work of local dementia action charity Approach, pop along to Approach's dementia support group Tuesday 20 June 10.30am- 12.30pm at Silverdale Cricket Club (ST5 6QF)