Our Mission:


To return the River Cale to a self-sustaining ecosystem, rich in biodiversity, to be enjoyed by all.

News


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4th Annual CATCH Jumble Sale

2017 is peeping round the corner, and with it the CATCH team have started planning for the annual Jumble Sale… ...read the rest


Litter pick – Sunday 18th December 2016

 

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The final litter pick of 2016 takes place on Sunday 18th December 2016 and as always, everyone is welcome. We shall meet outside the David Sharp Centre (located at Wincanton Recreation Ground), for 10 am and as usual we aim to finish at 12 noon. Please wear sutiable clothing and footwear for outdoor work and seasonal weather conditions. Children are most welcome but must be accopmpanied and supervised by an adult. At this time of year we have to be particularly mindful of the water level, in the event of heavy rainfall we will look to work away from … ...read the rest


Double Award for C.A.T.C.H.

It is with great pride that the group has received two awards, as we head towards the end of the year, in recognition of everyone’s efforts.… ...read the rest


Hawker’s Bridge Paint

 

 

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Hawkers Bridge which is the road bridge over the river Cale as you enter Wincanton, just by Lidl’s has looked a little unloved for sometime. The paint was flaking and the guys and girls at C.A.T.C.H. thought that we approach the town council to explore the idea of C.A.T.C.H. leading a voluntary group to sand down and re-paint the bridge as it was felt that it didn’t present a very good image for the town for anyone visiting and an eyesore for anyone from town who has to pass it. C.A.T.C.H. were aware that such a project could ...read the rest

Otter photographed on the Cale

cale otterAlthough we’ve known for two or three years that otters have been living on the river Cale, and they have been sighted in varoius spots including the Wincanton recreation ground, we’ve never been able to secure a really good photograph of one of them – until now.… ...read the rest


Litter pick – Sunday 5th June 2016

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Our next litter pick will be on Sunday 5th June 2016 from 10am until 12 noon approx. Everyone is welcome but we would ask that all children are supervised by an adult. Suitable clothing is strongly recommended for light outdoor work. Gloves, litter pickers and high vis bibs are provided. We will be meeting at the David Sharp Centre which is located at the Wincanton Recreation Ground next to the town cemetery. Cake and hot drinks free for all volunteers. If you’d like to know more please call C.A.T.C.H. on 07597 127187 or message us via our facebook page.

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C.A.T.C.H. Promotion Boards

The new C.A.T.C.H. information boards have now arrived and will be a great help in promoting future events.

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Dippers, Chiffchaffs and Egrets, oh my!

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The chiffchaff – which has a very distinctive call, but is not often seen in the open.

As March turned into April and the weather starts to improve, river watchers last weekend were able to secure photographs of two birds that have not previously been photographed on the Cale… ...read the rest


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3rd CATCH Annual Jumble Sale raises over £600!

CATCH held their third Annual Jumble Sale on Saturday, March 5th 2016, in Wincanton Memorial Hall. … ...read the rest


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First Litter Pick of 2016, coming this Sunday

The C.A.T.C.H. team will be carrying out a litter pick along the River Cale in Wincanton on Sunday 21st February 2016...read the rest