Amelia Womack is visiting Upper Calder Valley

27 September 2017

Green Party Deputy Leader Amelia Womack is visiting Upper Calder Valley on Thursday 28th September to find out about tree planting and Slow the Flow natural flood reduction. Treesponsibility has kindly agreed to show Amelia around various tree planting and slow the flow flood reduction sites.

If any Calderdale Green Party members would like to come along, there is room in the Treesponsibility van for 5 people.

12:17 and Amelia & her press officer Katasha arrives HB Train station, met by Christina from Treesponsibility and Jenny from CGP in the Treesponsiblity Van,  and there’s room for 5 more people to come along.

Suggested itinerary: Lodge Farm (plant tree).  Discuss sheep grazing. Tea.  We will have tools because we need to bring them back for the Friday planting at Popples.

  • 1.30-2pm. ish  arrive Incredible Farm 2 is at Heeley Clough, 150 yards up bridleway Opp Lumbutts Church.
  • Midgelden Brook sites:-
  • Gorpley (leaky dams)
  • Our site at Midgelden ( talk about open cast mine)
  • Rock Nook, to see willow
  • South Grain, to see Keith's fascines
  • Walk along to see new Gorpley site

4:34pm Amelia leaves HB station

Amelia Womack

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