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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Volunteers’ Week

1-7th June is Volunteers’ Week and here at the Wooden Canal Boat Society we’d like to say a huge THANK YOU           Vielen Dank         Ευχαριστώ                      Aitäh                      Dziękuję

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Voluntary Charity Shop Staff

We are looking for volunteers who can offer a range of help in the shop. Maybe you want to get some retail experience, sort donated items, meet new people, serve customers on the till, or help with general cleaning/sorting out? We welcome people of all backgrounds and appreciate any time

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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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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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WANTED !

CAN YOU HELP -as a volunteer restorer, skipper, crew member, finance person or trustee? Restoring and using historic wooden boats takes lots of time and dedication. Our wonderful team of volunteers, under the expert guidance of Hazel our volunteer co-ordinator, are working non-stop on the last tiny details on Hazel-the-boat

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Hazel at Marple Locks festival

Last week Hazel enjoyed a trip along the Peak Forest canal to Marple for their Locks Festival. It was a great outing and another wonderful opportunity for some of the potential crew trainees to find out about the work involved – especially as her final destination was at lock number

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