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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Hazel’s Service Launch

Another proud moment for the Society and all her volunteers, past and present. Hazel is now well and truly Tameside’s Well-Being boat after being launched on her way by the Mayor of Tameside – seen below cutting the ribbon, with Ashton Boatman (aka Chris Leah) and the Mayor’s wife and

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New Year’s Resolutions

OK, are you sitting watching rain at the window and yet more animated animals on the telly? Why not make a New Year’s Resolution to help the Wooden Canal Boat Society? If you live near Ashton under Lyne please consider volunteering for us……….as a starter, come and meet us on

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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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