Autumn Newsletter

The Autumn newsletter is now out. Anyone expecting an emailed copy should have received it at the weekend. Anyone expecting a paper copy it is snailing it’s way to you at this moment and you should be receiving it in a few days time. Anyone not expecting a copy who

Continue reading

New Hazel Calendar

I’ve changed the calendar on the website to the google one so that it can be updated more easily and is linked in with the crew invites etc that Tony sends out. Click here to view. This should mean it is kept more up to date than before and include all

Continue reading

We are an accredited Training Centre

We are now an Accredited Training Centre. We can now train crew to nationally recognisable standards and give out certificates awarded by The National Community Boats Association. The final inspection was on Saturday. Dave, Mick and Phil were the guinea-pig pupils in Chris’ practical exam, although, as a by-product, we

Continue reading

Heritage Open Day

See the six rescued and restored heritage canal boats, all over 100 years old, were used commercially, now for community use. Talk to volunteers and step on-board ‘Hazel’ and ‘Forget-me-not’ Friday, Saturday & Sunday 8, 9 & 10th September 2017 from 11:00am to 3:00pm Portland Basin Wharf, Portland Place, Ashton

Continue reading

Respite trip on Hazel

Just a snap from last weeks trip with The Dream Centre Carers Support group, Droylsden. Lovely feedback received from them too. Caring can often be stressful, isolating and can feel like the most unappreciated job in the world. Meeting with other carers can help by offering mutual support, friendship and advice

Continue reading

SUMMER NEWSLETTER

This should now be in your in-box, or snailing it’s way in the Royal Mail system if you requested a paper version. If you are expecting one and don’t receive it let me know at membership@wcbs.org.uk, but before that please check down the back of your sideboard for that application

Continue reading