Since April 2014 we have achieved:
FUTURE DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Hedgelaying will resume in October.
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
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
The newly formed North West Region of Canal and River Trust has the following opportunities for volunteers:
Let's fish at Blacon, Chester - supporting coaches in taster fishing sessions for children.
26/7, 2/8, 9/8, 16/8, 23/8, 30/8.
Plastic Patrol at Ellesmere Port, landbased litterpicking alongside a paddle board litter pick - or and opportunity to try paddle boarding yourself.
Poppies: Weeping Window - A section of the world famous ceramic poppy installation, first displayed at the Tower of London, is coming to Middleport Pottery, on the banks of the Trent & Mersey Canal, near Stoke and volunteers are urgently needed to help with visitors.
2/8 - 16/8
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