Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, this volunteering activity may be on hold, please contact the Macclesfield Canal Society for further details.
As the name suggests, working with the Trust to actively care for and improve areas along the Macclesfield Canal They meet more frequently and is more Ad Hoc in its approach to various tasks long the canal and takes on a mixture of projects which can vary on a weekly basis, but includes, painting of Ramsdell Hall railings, painting locks, litter picking, minor towpath repairs, light vegetation clearance, planting of trees and shrubs and maintenance and painting of canal side furniture. This group also runs an annual Veg Bash session (clearing offside vegetation) tackling approx.. 4-6 miles of the canal on a rotational basis. Details of the dates planned in the near future can be found on their website link.
The Canal Society is a friendly bunch of people who always welcome new members. It's a chance to meet like-minded people making a difference in their community. These volunteering days are outside and a great way to enjoy the environment, keep fit and meet new people. Please wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty and sturdy footwear.
There are no specific skills needed but the Society welcomes a range of skills if you're willing to give them