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Mind in Furness members head to the Lake's to carry out conservation work

A GROUP of Mind in Furness volunteers and support workers headed to the Lakes this week to carry out important conservation work.

Support workers Mike Corker and Richard Cupid

The group headed up in a mini bus to the High Wray site on Monday and were filmed by the National Trust to show the partnership work they do with local charities.

Mind in Furness are the only Mind in the UK who work with the National Trust carrying out vital conservation work.

After arriving at High Wray Basecamp, High Wray, Ambleside, The Mind group headed to began their conservation work chopping down small trees on the banks of Tarn Hows.

A spokesperson for High Wray said: " It’s been a busy last couple of days. We’ve been back at Tarn Hows with Mind on Monday and made cracking progress on clearing the smaller regen in what turned out to be quite pleasant weather. "On top of all the work we had the National Trust filming department, Lisa and Bob, out with us for both days capturing lots of that Basecamp goodness on video. Looking forward to seeing the results of their work."

Mike Corker said: "We arrived and met up with lead ranger Rob Clarke. A film crew from National Trust headquarters were there filming. "Both Richard and I explained how important such work was as it gives us and our members a chance to work as a team, get some exercise as well as doing our bit for the environment. " It was a really enjoyable day."





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