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16 January 2018 Recurring
Wigan , Leeds & Liverpool Cana
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.
Caldon Canal ST4 7AF
Heritage, Outdoors, Practical, Regularly
Various tasks including vegetation clearance, painting, litter picking towpath repairs, fencing, and dry stone walling.
17 January 2018
Hanwell, Grand Union, West London
Join us on Wednesday 17 January 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, collecting litter and preparing areas for painting. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert and friendly...
17 January 2018 to 19 January 2018
Closing Date: 31 January 2018
Leeds and Liverpool Canal
Customer service, Practical
Resurfacing/repair of worn and sunken towpath - Leeds & Liverpool Canal.
17 January 2018 Recurring
Trevor Basin Visitor Centre
One off or a taster, Outdoors, Practical, Regularly
Join our monthly World Heritage Site Towpath Taskforce working on the historic waterway in the heart of North Wales. The third Wednesday of the month is Taskforce day and this is a great opportunnity to join a friendly, lively and active group of volunteers. We could be working on access improvements,...
18 January 2018 Recurring
Walsden, OL14 6SQ
Outdoors, Practical, Regularly
Planting hedgerows, tackling problem plants, painting locks, mending towpaths. All equipment provided.
Closing Date: 30 June 2019
Bath Lock Flight
Towpath Taskforce in the Bath area on the Kennet & Avon Canal with the Canal & River Trust. Recently we've carried out some planting to encourage wildlife, repainted lock gates handrails and lock gearing, edged round the locks and updated the signs
Closing Date: 31 October 2018
Recently we've planted wildflowers; cleared overgrowth on the Diamond Jubilee Woodland carried out painting and updated the signs.
19 January 2018 Recurring
Leeds, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, West Yorkshire
Join us on the third Friday of every month between 09:30 and 13:00 along the waterfront in Leeds, for an enjoyable day’s volunteering on your local canal.
Sefton, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Liverpool
One off or a taster, Outdoors, Practical, Recording and monitoring, Regularly, Surveying
Join us for a practical day around Sefton concentrating on litter picks and cleaning up the area in general. This is one of a series of task days and the group meets on Fridays from 10am until approx. 2pm.