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


sumbacanal@btinternet.com

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SATURDAY APRIL 21st


THIS WORK PARTY HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!

WORK PARTY

​Reinstatement and extension of path at Cholmondeston lock. Installation of totem posts for new water point.

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Sykes Hollow completion of project, maintenance and litter picking.


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











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About SUMBA

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..

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