Forthcoming Work Party Events

 

WEST

Tuesday September 21

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Bridgwater Docks: Meet at IWA blue cabin in Bridgwater Docks TA6 3EX at 10am until around 1pm. If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade before 6pm the day before the activity on 07977 263840, mdslade8@gmail.com

Friday September 24

Langport: Volunteers meet up in the town gardens at 10am until around 12noon. If planning to attend contact Rob Crumb before 6pm on the day before the activity on 07715 121179 or crumb005@aol.com

Saturday September 25

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Bridgwater Docks: Meet at IWA blue cabin in Bridgwater Docks TA6 3EX at 10am until around 1pm. If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade before 6pm the day before the activity on 07977 263840, mdslade8@gmail.com

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Taunton: Locations may vary for each session, Steve will advise you of the volunteer meeting point planned. 10am until around 1pm. If planning to attend, contact Steve Bulgin before 6pm the day before the activity, 07860 512576, stevebulgin@icloud.com

 

 

 NORTH

 

Tuesday September 28

IWA North Staffordshire & South Cheshire Branch and Burslem Port Project: Work party at Burslem Port, Stoke-on-Trent. 10am-3pm. Contact: Steve Wood, steve.wood@waterways.org.uk  or phone 07976 805858.

Saturday October 9

IWA Manchester Branch: Work party on the Ashton Canal. 12:30am. Contact barry.mcguinnes@waterways.org.uk

Thursday October 21

IWA North Staffordshire & South Cheshire Branch and Trent & Mersey Canal Society: Work party on the Cheshire Locks, Trent & Mersey Canal. 10am-3pm. Contact John.lawson@waterways.org.uk or phone 07940 878923.

EAST

Sunday October 3 & Tuesday October 19

IWA Northampton Branch: Work party on the Northampton Arm as part of the branch’s adoption of the navigation. 10am-2pm. Work usually includes a variety of tasks such as painting, vegetation clearance and litter picking. Contact geoff.wood@waterways.org.uk or phone 01604 453932.

Tuesdays

IWA Milton Keynes Branch: Regular work party at Fenny Lock on the Grand Union Canal. 9.30am- 1.30pm. Work can include vegetation clearance, gardening, litter picking, and painting. Work parties are dependent on weather. Contact Pat Durham on 07510 195918 or email pat.durham@waterways.org.uk

Tuesday September 21

IWA Northampton Branch: Work party on the Northampton Arm as part of the Branch’s adoption of the navigation. 10am-2pm. Work usually includes a variety of tasks such as painting, vegetation clearance and litter picking. Contact Geoff Wood: geoff.wood@waterways.org.uk or phone 01604 453932.

 

SOUTH

 

WEST

Tuesday September 21

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Bridgwater Docks: Meet at IWA blue cabin in Bridgwater Docks TA6 3EX at 10am until around 1pm. If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade before 6pm the day before the activity on 07977 263840, mdslade8@gmail.com

Friday September 24

Langport: Volunteers meet up in the town gardens at 10am until around 12noon. If planning to attend contact Rob Crumb before 6pm on the day before the activity on 07715 121179 or crumb005@aol.com

Saturday September 25

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Bridgwater Docks: Meet at IWA blue cabin in Bridgwater Docks TA6 3EX at 10am until around 1pm. If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade before 6pm the day before the activity on 07977 263840, mdslade8@gmail.com

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Taunton: Locations may vary for each session, Steve will advise you of the volunteer meeting point planned. 10am until around 1pm. If planning to attend, contact Steve Bulgin before 6pm the day before the activity, 07860 512576, stevebulgin@icloud.com

 

 

 NORTH

Saturday  September 25

UCAN (Uppermill Community Action Network): Regular work party. Usual meeting point is 10am at the canal bridge on Moorgate Street, but will be confirmed nearer each date. UCAN is always pleased to welcome new volunteers and for further information please contact Peter Killan on 01457 878361 or email peterkillan@hotmail.com

 

Tuesday September 28

IWA North Staffordshire & South Cheshire Branch and Burslem Port Project: Work party at Burslem Port, Stoke-on-Trent. 10am-3pm. Contact: Steve Wood, steve.wood@waterways.org.uk  or phone 07976 805858.

Saturday October 9

IWA Manchester Branch: Work party on the Ashton Canal. 12:30am. Contact barry.mcguinnes@waterways.org.uk

Saturday October 16

UCAN (Uppermill Community Action Network): Regular work party. Usual meeting point is 10am at the canal bridge on Moorgate Street, but will be confirmed nearer each date. UCAN is always pleased to welcome new volunteers and for further information please contact Peter Killan on 01457 878361 or email peterkillan@hotmail.com

 

Thursday October 21

IWA North Staffordshire & South Cheshire Branch and Trent & Mersey Canal Society: Work party on the Cheshire Locks, Trent & Mersey Canal. 10am-3pm. Contact John.lawson@waterways.org.uk or phone 07940 878923.

EAST

Sunday October 3 & Tuesday October 19

IWA Northampton Branch: Work party on the Northampton Arm as part of the branch’s adoption of the navigation. 10am-2pm. Work usually includes a variety of tasks such as painting, vegetation clearance and litter picking. Contact geoff.wood@waterways.org.uk or phone 01604 453932.

Tuesdays

IWA Milton Keynes Branch: Regular work party at Fenny Lock on the Grand Union Canal. 9.30am- 1.30pm. Work can include vegetation clearance, gardening, litter picking, and painting. Work parties are dependent on weather. Contact Pat Durham on 07510 195918 or email pat.durham@waterways.org.uk

Tuesday September 21

IWA Northampton Branch: Work party on the Northampton Arm as part of the Branch’s adoption of the navigation. 10am-2pm. Work usually includes a variety of tasks such as painting, vegetation clearance and litter picking. Contact Geoff Wood: geoff.wood@waterways.org.uk or phone 01604 453932.

 

SOUTH

Thursday October 14

IWA West London Branch: Vegetation clearance work party on the Hanwell Flight of the Grand Union Canal. Contact ray.gill@waterways.org.uk

 

 

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IWA branches are getting back to work to improve waterways across the country. Work parties have been risk assessed and mitigating measures are in place. Due to social distancing guidelines places are strictly limited and events are subject to change.

Please contact the branch to register an interest if you would like to attend one of these work parties. It is advisable to wear stout shoes, old clothing and bring a waterproof. You may also want to bring a packed lunch and any refreshments. 

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IWA Somerset: Work parties have resumed in a limited capacity.

Please do not turn up unannounced hoping to take part as we must to adhere to the maximum number of Volunteers rules per activity.

PPE will be available on site.
We will have hand gel, hand wipes, a variety of gloves and hi viz vests available.

Please remember to bring your personal face mask with you in case you are required to wear them.

You may wish to bring water to drink and suggest you wear old suitable clothing and footwear depending on the weather conditions.

Should you or members of your household develop any of the known symptoms of Covid-19, please let us know immediately.

If you show symptoms you will not be permitted to Volunteer for any activity for the next 14 days or more as advised.

Mike Slade.

Volunteer Co-ordinator.
Email mdslade8@gmail.com
Mobile 07977263840

 

 

 

 

Anyone intending to attend one of these events for the first time should contact the organisers beforehand and wear suitable clothing and footwear. If staying all day take a packed lunch unless other arrangement indicated.

For further information on any of the IWA events please contact Gemma Bolton on 01494 783453 or email Gemma.bolton@waterways.org.uk  Details can also be found on IWA’s website at www.waterways.org.uk

 

 

***************************************************

IWA branches are getting back to work to improve waterways across the country. Work parties have been risk assessed and mitigating measures are in place. Due to social distancing guidelines places are strictly limited and events are subject to change.

Please contact the branch to register an interest if you would like to attend one of these work parties. It is advisable to wear stout shoes, old clothing and bring a waterproof. You may also want to bring a packed lunch and any refreshments. 

**************************************

IWA Somerset: Work parties have resumed in a limited capacity.

Please do not turn up unannounced hoping to take part as we must to adhere to the maximum number of Volunteers rules per activity.

PPE will be available on site.
We will have hand gel, hand wipes, a variety of gloves and hi viz vests available.

Please remember to bring your personal face mask with you in case you are required to wear them.

You may wish to bring water to drink and suggest you wear old suitable clothing and footwear depending on the weather conditions.

Should you or members of your household develop any of the known symptoms of Covid-19, please let us know immediately.

If you show symptoms you will not be permitted to Volunteer for any activity for the next 14 days or more as advised.

Mike Slade.

Volunteer Co-ordinator.
Email mdslade8@gmail.com
Mobile 07977263840

 

 

 

 

 

Anyone intending to attend one of these events for the first time should contact the organisers beforehand and wear suitable clothing and footwear. If staying all day take a packed lunch unless other arrangement indicated.

For further information on any of the IWA events please contact Gemma Bolton on 01494 783453 or email Gemma.bolton@waterways.org.uk  Details can also be found on IWA’s website at www.waterways.org.uk