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Towpath Taskforce - Newton Heath, Manchester

Newton Heath Rochdale Canal Manchester

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It gave me life skills and confidence that I probably couldn’t have gained elsewhere.
Karen, volunteer

What's involved?

Join us for our towpath taskforce on the fourth Wednesday of each month in Newton Heath. It’s a great opportunity to try low-commitment volunteering with the Trust. Typically we plant hedgerows, tackle problem plants, paint locks and mend towpaths. All tools and equipment provided . We meet various locations on the Rochdale Canal in Newton Heath. Sign up to register your interest in the great opportunity to make a difference on the canal.

What skills are we looking for?

No experience is required, just bring yourself and a positive attitude. Please dress for the weather and bring sturdy footwear.

What will you get from us?

The Newton Heath Towpath Taskforce offers a great way to meet like-minded people from the local community and our Manchester volunteering team. You can help make a difference in maintaining and enhancing the Rochdale Canal in Newton Heath as well as benefiting your own physical and mental wellbeing. You can learn new skills, hear about other volunteer opportunities or just spend a few hours enjoying the great outdoors.

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