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wootton brook towpath

This task runs for the whole week.  We are taking on the final stage of Wootton Brook Towpath improvements.  The current unmade muddy path will be  transformed to a good, and level, hard surface.

Starting on Sunday, preparation day, finishing on Thursday. We’ve included Friday for contingency.  As with previous Towpath improvement weeks Cummins Power employees will be assisting from Monday.

You don’t need to attend each day, just let Geoff know if you’d like to help, and which days.

The Northampton Arm is maintained by volunteers – and you’re welcome to join us! We are a friendly band of workers, meeting regularly to look after the canal.  Our usual work parties are held one weekday and one Sunday a month, along the Arm. We are proceeding with task parties using Covid safe working practices.  Some of the most common tasks that we undertake include vegetation clearance, weeding, litter picking and painting of locks. And more! It’s a good day that will give a sense of achievement for you and the canal environment, amongst a group of like minded people.

If you’d like to join us please contact Geoff Wood, he’ll give you details of start points and parking.  Please bring a packed lunch and wear suitable clothing. Any tools required are provided.  Start points vary depending on work the to be carried out. Full PPE and life jackets will be provided if the nature of the work requires it.

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Branch
IWA Northampton Branch
Event Dates

Sunday 12th to Friday 17th May 2024

Location

Northampton Arm

Access for all

Volunteer on the Northampton Arm

This task runs for the whole week.  We are taking on the final stage of Wootton Brook Towpath improvements.  The current unmade muddy path will be  transformed to a good, and level, hard surface.

Starting on Sunday, preparation day, finishing on Thursday. We’ve included Friday for contingency.  As with previous Towpath improvement weeks Cummins Power employees will be assisting from Monday.

You don’t need to attend each day, just let Geoff know if you’d like to help, and which days.

The Northampton Arm is maintained by volunteers – and you’re welcome to join us! We are a friendly band of workers, meeting regularly to look after the canal.  Our usual work parties are held one weekday and one Sunday a month, along the Arm. We are proceeding with task parties using Covid safe working practices.  Some of the most common tasks that we undertake include vegetation clearance, weeding, litter picking and painting of locks. And more! It’s a good day that will give a sense of achievement for you and the canal environment, amongst a group of like minded people.

If you’d like to join us please contact Geoff Wood, he’ll give you details of start points and parking.  Please bring a packed lunch and wear suitable clothing. Any tools required are provided.  Start points vary depending on work the to be carried out. Full PPE and life jackets will be provided if the nature of the work requires it.

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Time

10am - 2pm

but if you can just spare as little as an hour you will still be very welcome

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Location

Northampton Arm

Grand Union Canal (Northampton Arm), Northampton, UK

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