VOLUNTEERS are invited to take part in a conservation task day this weekend.

The team at Rivington Terraced Gardens are calling on people to help out with work in and around the kitchen gardens preparing for the new orchard planting.

The group meets at Lower House car park, off Sheep House Lane from 9.45am on Saturday. The day continues until 3.30pm.

All equipment, instruction and supervision will be provided as will hot lunch, donuts and hot drinks.Volunteers should wear walking boots or wellies and outdoor clothing.They should also bring water.

For more details email rtg@groundwork.org.uk or call 01942 821444