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

 

 

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Tuesdays October 23 and 30

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Bridgwater: Meet at IWA blue cabin in Bridgwater Docks TA6 3EX at 10am until around 1pm for vegetation control and litter removal. We will meet at the Docks as usual and car share to work site, if necessary. If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade by 6pm Monday on 07977 263840, mike.slade@waterways.org.uk

Saturday October 27

IWA Somerset Volunteers, Bridgwater: Meet at IWA blue cabin in Bridgwater Docks TA6 3EX at 10am until around 1pm for Working with Rage Against Rubbish with litter removal from the Dockside.  The agreed boat crew will meet at the Cabin at 9.00am.  Others will meet at the Cabin at 10.00am. If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade by 6pm Friday on 07977 263840, mike.slade@waterways.org.uk If planning to attend, contact volunteer co-ordinator Mike Slade by 6pm Friday on 07977 263840, mike.slade@waterways.org.uk

IWA Somerset Volunteers Taunton: Meet at Coach Building, in French Weir Park, Taunton TA1 4EB at 10am working through to around 1.30pm. Vegetation control and litter removal. This will depend on the weather and numbers attending. May car share to site if necessary. If planning to attend, contact Steve by 6pm Friday on 07855 794256, stevebulgin@icloud.com

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Thursday October 25

UCAN (Uppermill Community Action Network): Regular project day activities. Usual meeting point is 10am at the canal bridge on Moorgate Street, but this is sometimes changed. Please contact UCAN’s Group Leader on 01457 878361, peterkillan@hotmail.com. For anyone interested in keeping updated on our Groups activities please visit Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1899154207069001/

 

Saturday October 20

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

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: 07710 554602, secretary@manchester-iwa.co.uk

 

 

Tuesday October 23

IWA North Staffordshire & South Cheshire Branch supporting Burslem Port Trust: Work party on the Burslem Arm, Stoke-on-Trent, 10am-3pm at Middleport. Contact: Steve Wood 07976 805858, steve.wood@waterways.org.uk

 

 

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Tuesdays October 23

IWA Oxfordshire Branch supporting Banbury Canal Partnership: Work party on the Oxford Canal near Banbury, 9am-1pm. Contact Colin Garnham-Edge bcpontheoxford@gmail.com