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Newbury/ Reading Canal Maintenance Volunteer


Reference: OPP0005467

Activities: Practical

Starts: Anytime

Closing Date: 28 September 2018

Newbury, Kennet & Avon Canal, Berkshire

Volunteering alongside a member of the Customer Operations Team for 1 day a week on the eastern end of the Kennet & Avon Canal.
You will be carrying out routine maintenance and small arising works such as fixing paddle gearing, installing fencing, filling pot holes, installing non-slip, signage and mooring bollards.
Usually it will be an 8am start from Newbury finishing at 4pm.


It's a great opportunitiy to spend a day outdoors improving your local waterway environment. You will get to visit many different locations along the Kennet & Avon Canal and hopefully learn some new skills.

Skills required

Enjoy working outside. No previous experience is necessary although environmental or constuction skills are useful.

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