If you fancy some fun and useful practical conservation work, the HSS have been invited to join the National Trust in doing some balsam bashing at Hardcastle Crags.  Come for as long or as short a time as you like, it’s very informal – dates are : 14th, 19th, 27thJune and 6th, 14th and 19th July, all at 6.00 – 8.00pm.  There will be signposts from Midgehole Carpark directing you to where the balsam bashing that evening is taking place.  Please note, car parking charges for non National Trust members may apply.