We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
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25th September 2017 to 15th November 2017
Closing Date: 3rd December 2017
Due to localised erosion of the canal bank and culvert base. The culvert headwall has moved and work is required to take down the original headwall.
27th September 2017
Old Ford, River Lee, East London
Join us on Wednesday 27 September between 10am and 3.30pm at Old Ford Lock for an enjoyable day’s work on the River Lee. We’ll be improving the towpath in this popular area, removing graffiti and collecting litter. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert and friendly support...
1st October 2017 to 31st October 2017
Closing Date: 30th September 2017
Hatton, Grand Union Canal, Warwickshire
The banks of the canal hold the water in. Keeping them strong and solid also ensures that the towpath is a great place to be for anyone using it. They need caring for, especially when they're made from 90 year old concrete.
2nd October 2017 to 28th February 2018
Closing Date: 1st January 2018
Etruria, Caldon Canal, Staffordshire
Customer service, Practical
We will be cutting back the off side vegetation on the Caldon Canal this winter in order to open up the navigation as well as improving the canal environment.
3rd October 2017 Recurring
Closing Date: 31st March 2018
Dunns Lock, Grand Union Canal, Leicester
Join the Leicester Towpath Taskforce for a range of activities along the River Soar and the Grand Union Canal.
19th October 2017 Recurring
Closing Date: 31st October 2018
Recently we've planted wildflowers; cleared overgrowth on the Diamond Jubilee Woodland carried out painting and updated the signs.
4th October 2017
Burnt Mill, River Stort, Harlow
Join us on Wednesday 4 October between 10am and 3.30pm at Harlow Mill Lock for an enjoyable day’s work on the beautiful River Stort. We’ll be cutting back overgrown vegetation and collecting litter to help improve the towpath for all users. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert...
5th October 2017 Recurring
Recently we have repainted Locks, cut back overhanging vegetation, carried out environmental enhancements, litter removal and created a Sensory Garden.
20th September 2017 to 31st March 2018
Closing Date: 28th February 2018
Cromwell Lock, Cromwell, Newark, Nottinghamshire
Lock keepers have been a fixture on Britain’s canals for hundreds of years and are one of the oldest traditions of the waterways. As ‘the face of the waterway’, modern-day volunteer lock keepers play an integral part in the visitor experience. Their role is to provide a polite and friendly welcome to...
7th October 2017
Hanwell, Grand Union, West London
Join us on Saturday 7 October between 10am and 3.30pm at Hanwell for a satisfying days work at this beautiful spot on the Grand Union Canal. We'll be cutting back vegetation on the far side of the canal to improve visibility and safety for passing boats. All tools and equipment will be provided, together...