New opportunities with us

We are now well into the first year of Hazel being in service as a well-being boat around Tameside. This has brought us lots more work and, therefore, some opportunities. We shall soon be needing a part-time, paid, Community Boat Co-ordinator and we also need volunteer help with all the

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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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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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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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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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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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