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Since April 2014 we have achieved:

Our Work

The main priorities of SUMBA's canal adoption are::

1). Maintaining the towpath and lockside

2). Maintaining and infilling hedgerows

3). Managing  canalside vegetation

4). Hedgerow and wildlife surveys

5). Maintaining mooring and picnic sites

6). Undertaking lock maintenance

7). Litterpicking

8). Maintaining canalside infrastructure

9). Volunteering opportunities for all



Our Aims

THURSDAY 26TH AND FRIDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER​


Creation of a pathway at Cholmondeston Lock, refurbishment of adjacent hut. some painting.


​Meet and park at Venetian Marina 9.30.


​Contact Geoff Harris at sumbaVolunteers@btinernet.com





 



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About SUMBA

FUTURE DATES FOR YOUR DIARY​​

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HEDGELAYING DATES


Continuation of work above Cholmondeston Lock. Please contact Robert Moon for further details

.01248 722462


Meet at Venetian Marina at 9.30 and bring a drink and lunch, all equipment and PPE provided.


Thursday 25/10/18

Monday 12/11/18

Thursday 22/11/18

Monday 10/12/18

Monday 14/1/19

Thursday 24/1/19

Monday 11/2/19

Thursday 28/2/19

Monday 11/3/19

Thursday 28/3/19





















In April 2014, under the Canal and River Trust's "Adopt a Your Local Canal" scheme, SUMBA adopted 4 1/4 miles of the Middlewich Branch from Barbridge Junction to Hoolgrave Bridge 11.    In October 2014, with CRT's agreement, SUMBA adopted a further 1 1/4 miles from Bridge 11 to Morris Bridge 15..

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We would welcome your feedback about any aspect of our adopted length - please email us  at


SumbaVolunteers@btinternet.com

  •      175 major work parties
  •   2,235 volunteer days
  •   9,000 volunteer hours