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Speaker Team volunteer

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Quick summary: 
Our Volunteer Speakers undertake speaking engagements on behalf of LWT throughout the year.

A variety of talks have been developed by the team aimed at a range of different audiences and bookings are received from a wide range of groups.

If you have experience of public speaking, are confident and articulate and happy to give talks to local groups in you local area please read our full role description by clicking here.

Location: 
Venue of Talk

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Brockholes Conservation Intern

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Quick summary: 
Brockholes Nature Reserve is offering an exciting opportunity for an internship in the Reserve Team.

3 days a week (TBC)

This role will suite someone with prior experience of nature reserves or with some existing estate skills and natural history knowledge combined with a passion for wildlife conservation.

The role offers the chance to gain valuable experience of nature conservation work which is key to establishing a career in this field.

Click here to view the role description.

Location: 
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

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Nature Tuesdays – Wild Days

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Date / Time
Start date: 
Tue, 01/08/2017 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 15/08/2017 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Tue, 22/08/2017 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm

A series of guided and self-guided activities across the beautiful Heysham Nature Reserve.

There will events indoors and outdoors, so drop-in regardless of the weather!

This event is FREE.

Summary: 
An Open Afternoon of activities at Heysham Nature Reserve, as part of the 'Connecting to Nature' project.
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
Families
Contact number: 
01524 868451
Contact email: 
heyshamvisitorcentre@edf-energy.com
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2UW
Town: 
Heysham

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Bows & Arrows

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Date / Time
Start date: 
Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

You'll learn how to work with wood, whilst you make your own bow and arrow - anhd then we'll teach you how to use it!

The worskshop is aimed at (and is suitable) for those aged 6+.

Summary: 
A fun, FREE workshop at Heysham NR to create your very own bow and arrow!
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Contact name: 
Emma Garston
Contact number: 
01524 855030 or 07717 366812
Contact email: 
heyshamevents@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2UW
Town: 
Heysham

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Wild Pirates & Magical Mermaids

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Date / Time
Start date: 
Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Come along and help us build a natural ship in our woodland, team up and play games and take part in 'walking the plank'!

We will also be collecting some marine treasures to go into your own treasure chest and sing some underwater songs.

Summary: 
FREE family fun at Heysham Nature Reserve, as part of our 'Connecting to Nature' project.
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
Families
Contact name: 
Emma Garston
Contact number: 
01524 855030 or 07717 366812
Contact email: 
heyshamevents@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2UW
Town: 
Heysham

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Wild Families – Survival Skills

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Date / Time
Start date: 
Wed, 09/08/2017 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Come along and test your family's survival skills in camouflaging!

Getting messy here is not just optional,... its essential! We'll play games and build dens out of natural materials too.

Summary: 
FREE Family fun at Heysham Nature Reserve as part of our 'Connecting to Nature' project.
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
Families
Contact name: 
Emma Garston
Contact number: 
01524 855030 or 07717 366812
Contact email: 
heyshamevents@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Location
Meeting place: 
Heysham Nature Reserve
Address
Location: 
Moneyclose Lane, Heysham
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2UW
Town: 
Heysham

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Life on the Shore

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Date / Time
Start date: 
Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Come and enjoy a morning a family themed marine based activities including rock pooling, seashore art, scavenger hunts and shoreline searches!

Make sure you are wearing waterproofs, wellies or some other sturdy footwear as it can get slippery under foot!

Summary: 
A morning of FREE drop-in marine themed activities at Half Moon Bay, Heysham.
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Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
Families
Contact name: 
Emma Garston
Contact number: 
01524 855030 or 07717 366812
Contact email: 
heyshamevents@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Half Moon Bay
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2QH
Town: 
Heysham

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Seashore Safari at Half Moon Bay

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Date / Time
Start date: 
Thu, 27/07/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

We'll be looking at the various weird and wonderful creatures that live in the rock pools at Half Moon Bay in Heysham.

Make sure you are wearing waterproofs, wellies or some other strudy footwear as it can get slippery under foot!

This event is FREE.

Summary: 
Explore the rocky shore of Half Moon Bay in Heysham at this FREE family event!
Main image: 
Booking details
Booking required?: 
No
Admission charge: 
No
Audience: 
Families
Contact name: 
Emma Garston
Contact number: 
01524 855030 or 07717 366812
Contact email: 
heyshamevents@lancswt.org.uk
Fully booked: 
No
Cancelled: 
No
Other details
Mobility: 
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
Wheelchair: 
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Address
Location: 
Half Moon Bay
County: 
Lancashire
Postcode: 
LA3 2QH
Grid ref: 
SD 408 607
Town: 
Heysham

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MyPlace Support Officer

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Quick summary: 
This post will support the Myplace team and be responsible for ensuring that all files, evidence of compliance and evidence of expenditure are clearly labelled and clear to read / follow in readiness of audit requirements. The post holder will support the team with booking and arranging volunteer recruitment, interviews, personal development plans, evaluations, promotion and project administration.

PART TIME, 18.75 hours per week (Mon/Tue/Wed)
Fixed term until December 2019 (continuity of this post is dependent on securing funding to support the post)  

This post is part of the innovative Myplace project, a programme of activity funded by ESIF and The Big Lottery Fund, aiming to address health issues and skills deficits within target audiences through environmental hubs and programmed activity.

Salary: 
£15,384 pa
Closing date: 
Mon, 26/06/2017 (All day)
Location: 
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston, PR5 0AG

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MyPlace Men in Sheds Coordinator (Brockholes & Mere Sands Wood)

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Quick summary: 
The post holder will provide, organise and coordinate x2 Men in Sheds projects at our Brockholes and Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserves, encouraging, supporting and enabling older men to participate and engage in their local community and remain physically, mentally and socially active to improve their health outcomes, learn / relearn skills, improve employment / re-employment potential and improve quality of life.

PART TIME, 20 hours per week 
Fixed term until December 2019 (continuity of this post is dependent on securing funding to support the post) 

Salary: 
£22,152.00 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date: 
Mon, 26/06/2017 (All day)
Location: 
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston (PR5 6BY) & Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve, Rufford (L40 1TG)

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