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

Since April 2014 we have achieved:

Our Aims

FUTURE DATES FOR YOUR DIARY​​

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Thursday 25th January - hedge laying


Monday 12th February - hedge laying


Saturday 17th February - work party


Thursday 22nd February - hedge laying

















  •      159  major work parties
  •   2,114 volunteer days
  •   8,240 volunteer hours

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..

Our Work

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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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SATURDAY 20th  JANUARY



WORK PARTY


Continuation of offside cutting back using work boats, litterpicking.

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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