Equipment update – October 2017

Another handy addition to the equipment list was purchased by the group to help with the transportation of rubbish and equipment on various events. … ...read the rest


Wildlife Habitat signs

Working alongside Wincanton Town Council, C.A.T.C.H. were pleased to see areas along the river bank left un-mowed this year as a haven of safe passage for wildlife.… ...read the rest


Wildflower management 2017

Year two of the Memorial Wild Flower Meadow has seen an abundance of flowers and wildlife.… ...read the rest


Coppicing and Pollarding – September 2017

C.A.T.C.H. volunteers undertook some coppicing and pollarding on a very over shaded stretch of the Cale . The difference after a few hours of work was quite dramatic.
The result is now that if you stand on the Batch Bridge and look upstream you get a fabulous view of the river and it’s flow deflectors . Items of rubbish were removed as we worked so it’s really looking good down there. We have also created some hibernacula or bug hotels as the kids call them , this was achieved using the brash from the tree trimmings.
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Britain in Bloom 2017

A lovely award to receive from the Britain in Bloom organisation. … ...read the rest


Our first Rock Berm – 2017

 

On Monday 12th September, work started and was completed on our rock berm in the River Cale, Wincanton. This indeed was a significant day… ...read the rest


Faces for radio!

 

Back in April 2017 Gary and Matt took part in a live show on BBC Radio Somerset. … ...read the rest


CATCH Jumble Sale – 29th April 2017 – Jumble needed

Hi all, please note that we are still asking for Jumble for our upcoming sale and would love a great big turn out for the event. ALL proceeds go back into the town. Please support us. Jumble Sale advert 2017

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Saturday 11th March – Memorial Meadow event

This coming weekend we have an event planned, involving the creation of a natural bench and the planting of a hedgerow.… ...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