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



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Our Work


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SATURDAY 16th SEPTEMBER


​Completion of work at Sykes Hollow Picnic Site


​Laying matting for jetty/laying paths/installation of picnic table etc


Meet at: Venetian Marina

Time: 9.30am

Parking:at Venetian Marina



Please bring a packed lunch and drink.


If you are able to help or need further information please contact Graham Russell on 07853 275222

or email sumbacanal@btinternet.com











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..

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


sumbacanal@btinternet.com

Our next work parties

About SUMBA

  •     136  major work parties
  •   1,773 volunteer days
  •  7,301  volunteer hours

Since April 2014 we have achieved:

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FUTURE DATES FOR YOUR DIARY​​

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July and August - break from work

parties!


September 16th - work party - completion of work at Sykes Hollow


Monday 9th October = hedge laying resumes


Saturday 21st October - work party - offside vegetation and litter pick


Thursday 26th October - hedge laying.


Monday 13th November - hedge laying


Saturday 18th November - work party - offside vegetation


Thursday 23rd November - hedge laying