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Towpath Taskforce Chester


Reference: OPP0000594

Activities: Practical

Starts: Anytime

Northgate, Chester, Shropshire Union Canal

Join our monthly Chester Towpath Taskforce working on the historic waterway in the heart of this historic city. The last Saturday 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 lock painting, bulb planting, gardening, hedge laying or doing one of many other tasks where you can learn some new skills and help to make a big difference to this wonderful waterway. All you need to bring is suitable clothing for practical outdoor working, a packed lunch, hot drink, and a smile.


A chance to learn some new skills, make new friends, get fit, have fun and feel satisfied with a great days work at the same time as helping us to care for this wonderful historic canal in the heart of Chester.

Skills required

No skills are required. All tools and tuition in their use, informal skills training and information on the heritage and wildlife are provided in a safe working environment.

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