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Since April 2014 we have achieved:
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
8). Maintaining canalside infrastructure
9). Volunteering opportunities for all
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
FUTURE DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Continuation of work above Cholmondeston Lock. Please contact Robert Moon for further details
Meet at Venetian Marina at 9.30 and bring a drink and lunch, all equipment and PPE provided.
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