Oldham Council in partnership with BTCV (British Trust for Conservation Volunteers) are running six introductory dry stone wall training sessions and the chance to take a national Dry Stone walling exam.The training will give you the traditional skills needed to conserve a key part of the landscape and provide an opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification. Courses are taking place on:
19 – 20 May 201
26 – 27 May 2012
21 – 22 July 2012
28 – 29 July 2012.
There are 10 places on each weekend course and the cost is £20 per weekend course (£10 students/unemployed) non-refundable deposit. Taking place in the farmland to the north of Dowry Reservoir, Denshaw. A minibus pick-up to the walling site is available on request.
For more information on this or the advanced course, send your name and contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 770 4056 or visit www.oldham.gov.uk/dry_stone_walling for more information.