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28th February 2013
Blackburn, Leed and Liverpool Canal
Join us for a practical session, between 10am and 2.30pm, around Blackburn on alternate Thursday's. Activities undertaken will include: vegetation maintenance work, litter picking and general towpath maintenance. Meeting points will vary from session to session. No experience is needed, though it’s...
1st May 2013 to 16th December 2016
Anderton Boat Lift
This role will assist with the smooth operations of the commercial (Retail & Catering) aspects of the business. The task is a varied role covering all areas of customer service from front of house sales & revenue generation to food service & preparation to cleaning & stock control.
16th October 2013
Sheffield & Tinlsey Canal
The Blue Loop is a continuous loop of waterways and riverside walkways in the heart of Sheffield, made up of The River Don and Tinsley Canal. It travels for 8 miles from the city centre and flows close by the communities of Burngreave, Attercliffe, Darnall and Tinsley. The Friends of Blue Loop is a voluntary...
22nd November 2014
Mexborough,SSYN, South Yorkshire
Canal & River Trust are teaming up with Mexborough First to clean up the towpath through Mexborough, and we need your support! This is a lovely stretch of canal, teaming with wildlife, but unfortunately teaming with litter as well. With the support of Mexborough First and the local community we'd like...
1st August 2015
Various, Worcester & Birmingham Canal, Worcestershire
This role will support the bank staff team in the delivery of maintenance jobs, including PPMS (planned preventative maintenance) on the Worcester, Birmingham and Droitwich canal ring. Working with two of the CRT team you will be based at the Tardebigge offices although the team may instruct other...
1st September 2015
We’re establishing visitor ‘welcome’ stations at key locations around the country, and you could be at the heart of this welcome.
1st December 2015 to 31st December 2017
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. We usually meet at the Amphitheatre but please do contact us if you are planning...
1st March 2016 to 31st December 2016
Administration, Customer service
This opportunity is based withing a small but busy team located in the Booking Office at Andeton Visitor Centre.
1st March 2016
Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, Gloucestershire
Customer service, Practical
This role will support the Customer Operations team in low-risk maintenance roles such as the upkeep of the garden and the car parks at the Gloucester Dock Office, litter picking and deweeding around the dock area.
1st August 2016
Recording and monitoring
We are looking for volunteers who can visit visitor mooring sites between Tewitfield and Bilsborrow to carry out boat checks. The main sites that we are looking at are Tewitfield, Carnforth, Hest Bank, Lancaster, Galgate and Bilsborrow. Bycycles can be provided if needed and would be stored for use...