Two courses in one. Join our 16 hour course and work towards both the Forest School First Aid certificate and the 12 hour L3 Paediatric First Aid qualification. Ideal for early years outdoors professionals who may need both courses. 9am-6pm both days starts 4th June 2019, £130. Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4NA. Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: email@example.com www.borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
12 hour paediatric first aid qualification course suitable for registered child minders, nurseries, primary schools and other early years settings. Meets requirements for settings working towards Millie’s Mark accreditation. 9.30am-5pm over 2 consecutive Mondays starting 3rd June 2019, £110. Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4NA. Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
1 day course aimed at small and low risk workplaces, but suitable for anyone wanting to learn basic first aid skills. Learn how to manage an unconscious casualty, treat cardiac arrest, choking, bleeding, shock and seizures. 9.30am-5pm, 20th May 2019, £70 Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4NA Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: email@example.com www.borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
2 day course focused on the fundamentals of navigation on well defined paths and tracks. Learn to use handrails, catching features, timing and more techniques. Successful candidates will receive the NNAS bronze award certificate. 9am-5pm on both days, 29th June 2019, £120. Forest Retreat, Bracelands Drive, Christchurch, GL16 7NN Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: firstname.lastname@example.org borderlandsoutdoor.com
Want to learn to read a map but short of time? This course is designed to show you that anybody can learn to navigate. We’ll teach you the fundamentals of navigation in the great outdoors. This course is heavily discounted to encourage complete beginners to have a go! 1-4pm, 5th April OR 2nd August, £10. Forest Retreat, Bracelands Drive, Christchurch, GL16 7NN Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: email@example.com borderlandsoutdoor.com
Teaching, discussion, stories of recovery and tools for life. Tastelife is a supportive and educational charity that aims to inform about eating disorders. It provides tools for recovery for those who suffer and those who care. Suggested donation £5 each per week Friday 3rd May 1-3pm or Tuesday 7th May 7-9pm. Forest Community Church, Parragate Road, Cinderford, GL14 2LY Contact Niki White M: 07947785117 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Forest of Dean Chess Club are looking for new members to play competitively in the league or just for fun. We meet most Mondays at Mitcheldean Community Library starting at 7pm. For more information. Contact Ray Francis M: 07815597714 E: email@example.com
On this intriguing course, with Stuart Wilson (Time Team and Digging for Britain fame) you will explore the past through hands-on excavation on site at the Lost City of Trellech dig and follow this up with classroom theory and analysis the subsequent week at Wyedean School. Meet at Wyedean School on week 1 then at Trellech on week 2 and so on. Venues: Wyedean School (7pm start) & Trellech site (6pm start) – Tinkers Land, Tinkers Lane, Catbrook Road, Trellech, Mon, NP25 4PE. Start: 8 May Length: 8 wks Weds: 7-9 (Wyedean) + 6-8 (Trellech) Cost: £65. Contact Wyedean School T: 01291 625340
This 3-day Regenerative Agriculture course, led by Jairo Restrepo, will be specifically structured to provide farmers and growers with the practical tools to create fertile systems using home made biofertilisers and minimal-cost pest and disease control methods. £300 / £270 Early Bird until 15th January 2019, 9-5.30pm, 10th May 2019 Ragmans Lane Farm, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9PA. Contact Jairo Restrepo or Angie Horsley on 01594 860244, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.ragmans.co.uk
The U3A is an excellent way of making new friends and gaining new skills and interests for the over 50s. Meetings with Speakers are on 3rd Thursday of the month at Lydney Town Hall at 1.45 pm. Lots of lively activity groups for members – Kurling, Ukelele, Art & Craft, French, Poetry, Knitting, Painting, Walking, Card games, Petanque, Lunch Club, Cycling, Book Club, Skittles, Heritage Detectives, Tea room appreciation, and more… What’s not to like? Lydney Town Hall, High St, Lydney, GL15 5DY. Annual Membership is just £10 Join us on the 3rd Thursday of every month or visit u3asites.org.uk/forest-of-dean/home or ring us on 01594 832599.
A day of deep listening to the soul of the land at the time of Imbolc £55 incl lunch (concessions – please ask) 10am-5pm Saturday 4th May / Sat 3rd August Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP Contact Mandy Pullen on 01594 541850 or 07805 800313, email email@example.com, website www.mandpullen.co.uk.
Book onto this 2 day course to gain the essential skills for managing an emergency in the outdoors when help will be delayed. Suitable for outdoor enthusiasts, leaders, duke of Edinburgh award supervisors and more. 9am-6pm on both days multiple dates available 18th May, 30th May, 28th May or the 8th August 2019. £130. Viney Hill Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15 4NA. Contact Martin Sweeney M: 07580 135869 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.borderlandsfirstaid.co.uk
Fun and improved breathing for people diagnosed with COPD and other lung conditions. £3/what you can afford or free for some conditions. 2-3pm, Thursdays dates ongoing. Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney, GL15 5AT. Contact Karen Lawton T: 01684 273656 or M: 07989 936270 (Mindsong) Kirsty M: 07905 789683 E: email@example.com www.mindsong.org www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/singing-for-lung-health/join-a-group
One on one sessions for children and adults. Specialist sensory Yoga techniques for coping with anxiety, depression, sleep problems, dyslexia, dispraxia, ADHD and other related conditions. £35- £45 depending on location. Weekdays mornings. Based in Whitchurch, Ross on Wye but will travel. Contact Veronika on 01600 890966 or 07799 532826, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.herefordshireyoga.com