Forthcoming Work Party Events

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

 

West

Tuesday October 15

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Taunton: Urgent  landing stage repairs. Meet at Bathpool Car Park off Dyers Green Lane, Bathpool TA2 8BZ at 10.15am. If you are car sharing to site from Bridgwater to attend we meet at the Docks 9.15am. If planning to attend, contact Steve by 6pm Monday on 07855 794256, stevebulgin@icloud.com

 

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Bridgwater: Meet at IWA blue cabin in Bridgwater Docks, Northgate TA6 3EX at 10am until around 1pm. This will depend on the weather and numbers attending we may car share to site where necessary. If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade by 6pm Monday on 07977 263840, mdslade8@gmail.com

Wednesday, October 16

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Taunton: Meet at Bathpool Canal Car Park off Dyers Green Lane, Bathpool TA2 8BZ at 10am until around 1.30pm.  If planning to attend, contact Steve by 6pm Tuesday on 07855 794256, stevebulgin@icloud.com

Saturday October 19

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Bridgwater: Meet at IWA blue cabin in Bridgwater Docks, Northgate TA6 3EX at 10am until around 1.30pm. If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade by 6pm Friday on 07977 263840, mdslade8@gmail.com

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Taunton: Meet at Bathpool Canal Car Park off Dyers Green Lane, Bathpool TA2 8BZ at 10am until around 1.30pm.  If planning to attend, contact Steve by 6pm Friday on 07855 794256, stevebulgin@icloud.com

Tuesday, October 22

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Bridgwater: Meet at IWA blue cabin in Bridgwater Docks, Northgate TA6 3EX at 10am until around 1pm. This will depend on the weather and numbers attending we may car share to site where necessary. If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade by 6pm Monday on 07977 263840, mdslade8@gmail.com

Wednesday, October 23

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Taunton: Meet at Bathpool Canal Car Park off Dyers Green Lane, Bathpool TA2 8BZ at 10am until around 1.30pm.  If planning to attend, contact Steve by 6pm Tuesday on 07855 794256, stevebulgin@icloud.com

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MIDLANDS
Tuesday, October 15
IWA Northampton Branch – work parties on the Northampton Arm. 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

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NORTH

Thursday, October 17
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 John.lawson@waterways.org.uk or 07940 878923.

Saturday, October 19
IWA Manchester Branch – work party in Greater Manchester. 10am-4pm. Tasks will include vegetation clearance, litter picking, painting and pulling rubbish out of the canal. Contact: secretary@manchester-iwa.co.uk or 07710 554602.

Tuesday, October 22
IWA North Staffordshire & South Cheshire Branch supporting Burslem Port Trust – work party on the Burslem Arm, Stoke on Trent. 10am to 3pm. Contact: Steve Wood steve.wood@waterways.org.uk or 07976 805858.

Saturday, October 26
IWA Chester & Merseyside Branch – work party alongside the Shropshire Union Canal. 10am-4pm. Work will include painting and vegetation clearance. Contact: Jason Watts jason.watts@canalrivertrust.org.uk.

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SOUTH
Tuesday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 29
IWA Oxfordshire Branch supporting Banbury Canal Partnership – work parties on the Oxford Canal near Banbury. 9am-1pm. Contact Colin Garnham-Edge: bcpontheoxford@gmail.com