General Meetings

As we had a couple of silly situations in 2016 re the dates of the General Meetings firstly in May with the meeting falling just one month after the AGM and secondly in August where we didn’t have a quorum due to people being on holiday. So it has been

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Can you help us?

Saturday 10th September                     The Wooden Canal Boat Society will be at Portland Basin Museum                for a Tameside Heritage Open Day. Can you please help the Wooden Canal Boat Society at this event ? Talk

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RECYCLING TRIPS 2016

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR OUR MONTHLY RECYCLING TRIPS School holidays, family holidays, etc.etc. We know you’ve lots on your mind but please don’t forget these…..(and kids are welcome, under 16s must wear -provided-  life jackets and please ring Chris Leah on 07931 952037 first to ensure we bring enough) On the first Sunday,

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RECYCLING TRIPS for 2016

Every month we take our boats from their base at Portland Basin about one hour down the canal to Droylsden. There we collect donations from nearby houses which are later recycled or sold in our charity shop. On Sundays the trip is held during the day so there’s time to

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GENERAL MEETING

Our next General Meeting is to be held at the shop – 173 Stamford Street, Ashton – on Wednesday 11th May at 5.30pm. All full members are invited to come along to vote on any matters arising. All volunteers and people who are interested in finding out more about us

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GENERAL MEETING INVITATION

Hello all members, don’t forget it’s our quarterly General Meeting this coming Wednesday 10th February. To be held at 7 pm – prompt – in our shop at 173 Stamford Street, Ashton under Lyne – parking available outside the shop. Paid up members can vote on issues at the meeting

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New Craft classes

Hazel Mayow, the Wooden Canal Boat Society’s Volunteer Co-ordinator is organising some craft classes. These may be classes to learn traditional, boat-related skills or just-for-fun crafts. The first one is an introduction to canal art (or Roses and Castles) and will be led by the very talented Maxine who has

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November GENERAL MEETING

On the 11th of November a lively general meeting was held in the shop premises. Many of our volunteers and members attended and heard about the recent happenings and future plans of the Society. The minutes of the meeting can be read here   2015_11_11GeneralMeetingminutes.doc To be invited to these quarterly

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