Volunteers needed

Please think about volunteering for admin work for The Wooden Canal Boat Society Help to spread the word about the history of our boats and local heritage. Work at Portland Basin, where our boats are, or in.our shop / small office in Stamford St, both in Ashton under Lyne. FIND

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ABOUT OUR BOATS

All our boats are now based on the canal behind Portland Basin Museum in Ashton under Lyne. Come along any time and say hello to any volunteers working on them. HAZEL is one of the few surviving wooden boats from the Northern parts of the canal system. She was built at

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NEXT STEPS

Now that Hazel is in action as Tameside’s Well-Being boat we have to think about the next steps. Every visit to Portland Basin smacks us in the eye of course as there are 5 more historic wooden canal boats sitting there all needing more attention ! Currently the trustees are

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AGM REMINDER

Please don’t forget our Annual General Meeting this coming Sunday, April 24th in the shop at 173 Stamford Street, Ashton under Lyne OL6 7PS. We need more members to support our work going forward with Hazel now fully operative as Tameside’s only wooden Well-Being boat. Especially a treasurer to work

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR OUR MONTHLY RECYCLING TRIPS On the first Sunday, Monday and Tuesday of each month we collect donations for sale in our shop or for recycling. WE NEED MORE HELP TO DO THIS. You will get a free boat trip from Portlad Basin to Droylsden and return, learn about

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Boat Maintenance help needed

In November 2015 “Forget me Not” went on dock at Ashton Packet Boat Co to have her skeg re-fitted, bottom caulked, shoeing and ice plating renewed and propeller rfurbished ready for lots more Hazel Rejuvenated towing and recycling trips in coming years. Boat fans in the Northwest, here’s a rare opportunity to

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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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GENERAL MEETING

We would like to invite all members to the General Meeting to be held at 7pm on Wednesday 11th October in the shop at 173 Stamford Street, Ashton under Lyne. Please let us know if you intend to come as we need numbers for seating. Obviously at this time the

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