Towpath Taskforce - Uxbridge Lock - Saturday 3 August 2019

Details

Reference: OPP0007331

Activities: Environment, One off or a taster, Outdoors, Practical

Starts: 3 August 2019

Uxbridge Lock, Grand Union Canal, Uxbridge, UB9 4BT

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Join us on Saturday 3rd August at Uxbridge Lock for a satisfying day’s work on the peaceful Grand Union Canal. We’ll be helping to improve the canal for visitors and wildlife by painting the locks, collecting litter and giving the area a general sprucing up. All tools and equipment will be provided, together with expert and friendly support and refreshments. We'll be delighted to see you there.

In order to help us combat plastic pollution, if possible, please could you bring your own reusable water bottle and/or mug along with you.

Meet us at 10am at Uxbridge Lock, UB9 4BT. The nearest station is Alperton. The event will run from 10am - 3.30pm, you're welcome to join us for the morning or bring a packed lunch and stay all day!

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 required, you just need to be willing to get stuck in and get dirty. Please wear old clothes appropriate for the weather conditions (e.g. waterproof jacket, warm layers) and sturdy footwear ideally work boots, walking boots or wellies. If possible, please contact us to let us know you're planning to come – sign up below or ring 0303 040 4040 for more details.

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