We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
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30th May 2017 Recurring
Practical, Recording and monitoring
This is one of a series of task days which take place on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Wigan, meeting at a different location each week. Tasks can include vegetation works, litter picking and general towpath maintenance. When: Every Tuesday at 10am.
30th May 2017 to 2nd June 2017
Stonebridge Lock, River Lee, London
Join us at Stonebridge Lock on the River Lee to help create an Edible Garden! Drop in any day from Tuesday 30 May - Friday 2 June, between 11am and 2.30pm. We’ll be digging, building, planting and painting to create an edible garden next to Stonebridge Lock to be enjoyed by the whole community. All...
31st May 2017 Recurring
Closing Date: 28th March 2018
Fazeley Junction, Coventry Canal
Join the Tamworth Towpath Taskforce for towpath improvements in Tamworth and surrounding areas covering the Coventry & Ashby Canals. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert and friendly support and refreshments. Meet every other Wednesday 9.30- 13.30pm see below:
Join us on the first Wednesday and Friday of each month at Canal Lane, Hatton, Warwick. CV35 7JL on the beautiful Grand Union Canal. Tasks vary on a regular basis and can include painting, planting, litter clearance, general maintenance, depending on what’s needed in the area. On arrival you will be...
1st June 2017 Recurring
Knottingley Towpath Taskforce meets on the first Thursday of the month from 10am-1pm. We carry out a range of tasks along the canal through Knottingley including painting, litter clearance, cutting back vegetation and planting. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert and friendly...
3rd June 2017
Southall, Grand Union, West London
Join us on Saturday 3 June at Southall between 10am and 3.30pm for a satisfying days work on the beautiful Grand Union Canal Paddington Arm. We'll be replacing fencing, tackling litter and cutting back vegetation to give the area a real lift. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert...
Lea Bridge, River Lee, London
Join us on Saturday 3 June between 10am and 3.30pm at Lee Rowing Club, Springfield Park, for an enjoyable day’s work on the beautiful River Lee. We’ll be working to fill potholes on the towpath to improve this area for all canal users. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert...
3rd June 2017 Recurring
Fishery Inn, Hemel Hempstead
We plan to tidy, graffiti remove, potholle fill and paint the canal through Hemel Hempstead!
Closing Date: 3rd June 2017
Fradley, Trent & Mersey Canal, Staffordshire
Join the Towpath Taskforce at Fradley Junction in a range of activities around the Junction and Pool helping with wildlife, heritage and visitors. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert and friendly support and refreshments. Meet us at Fradley Junction, Alrewas, Burton on Trent,...
4th June 2017 Recurring
Burnley straight mile
Join us for a practical session, between 10am and 2.30pm on the first Sunday of the Month in and around Burnley. Activities undertaken include: vegetation works, litter picks and general towpath maintenance. No experience is needed though it’s appreciated if you can let us know that you’re turning up...