Towpath Taskforce - Drakeholes (Every 2nd Friday of the Month)

Details

Reference: OPP0006366

Activities: Education, Environment, Heritage, Leadership and management, One off or a taster, Outdoors, Practical, Project management, Regularly, Working with visitors

Starts: 13 September 2019

Drakeholes, Chesterfield Canal, Nottinghamshire

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Join us on the second Friday of every month between 9:30am and 2:30pm for an enjoyable day’s work on the beautiful Chesterfield Canal near Drakeholes. Tasks will vary and change with the seasons – tasks could include lock maintenance, painting, vegetation management, planting, towpath repair, wildlife habitat improvements and much more. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert and friendly support and refreshments. Volunteer Team Leader, Lee Taylor will be delighted to see you there. Please feel free to attend any or all sessions.

Towpath Taskforces are for individuals who want to volunteer with the Trust. If you are looking to join us with a team of colleagues from work or community group, please see our Volunteering in Partnership pages (https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/volunteer/volunteer-in-partnership) or contact the Trust on volunteer.northeast@canalrivertrust.org.uk so that we can discuss a partnership with your group or company.

Benefits

The Towpath Taskforce offers a great way to meet other local Trust volunteers and staff, learn new practical skills, hear about other volunteer opportunities or just spend a few hours outdoors improving your local waterway environment.

Skills required

No experience is needed but please sign up below. Once you’ve signed up, you’ll receive a welcome email that includes a registration form.

After you are registered you will receive an email with the full address of the meeting point for the next taskforce session, along with helpful information and the volunteer team leader’s contact details.

All safety procedures and work instructions will be given on the day, you just need to be willing to get stuck in and get dirty. We advise that you wear old clothes and protective footwear if you have some.

Future Sessions

When Location
11 October 2019 Drakeholes, Chesterfield Canal, Nottinghamshire
8 November 2019 Drakeholes, Chesterfield Canal, Nottinghamshire
13 December 2019 Drakeholes, Chesterfield Canal, Nottinghamshire

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