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Buckingham Canal Society - canal restoration

Cosgrove, Grand Union Canal, Northamptonshire


Volunteers litter picking by the canal
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I have lots of fun creating new habitats for the wildlife and meeting new people.
Tommy, volunteer

What's involved?

Why not also help restore the Buckingham Arm of the Grand Union Canal! Join the Buckingham Canal Society as they maintain and restore sections of this abandoned stretch from Cosgrove to Buckingham.
Tasks vary from keeping the towpath clear to creating bunds for re-watering the canal!

What skills are we looking for?

The group also meets every other Thursday and every 3rd Sunday. Visit their website below for more details.

What will you get from us?

Get involved and make a difference, with an enthusiastic and skilled group. Find out why they won The Trust's Volunteer Organisation Recognition Award 2015!
No experience is necessary, just wear suitable clothes and bring refreshments. All tools and training are provided.

This volunteering opportunity is run in partnership. Visit their website to find out more and make contact at:
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With your help we can conserve our green and blue spaces, helping the wildlife thrive and offering people health, happiness and wellbeing on their doorstops.