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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Any old iron ??

The Wooden Canal Boat Society and the Canal and River Trust (CaRT) are organising several combined environmental events. The first took place in Stalybridge on Wednesday 23rd September. Anne-Louise Black, the Hazel Project Development Manager says this… ”Thank you so much everyone who came along today to the canal clean

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Guinea Pig Boat Trips

‘What ??’ I hear you cry !!! Do not panic. No animals will be harmed during these trips !! The guinea pigs will be our members, sponsors, funders and volunteers who have been invited to come along as a Thank You on one of Hazel’s first public trips. Our volunteer

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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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WCBS GENERAL MEETING

We would like to invite all members to the General Meeting to be held at 7pm on Wednesday 12th August 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 and catering. Obviously at this

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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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Hazel leaves the boatyard !!

Hazel is at last where she belongs, on the canal !! The photos show our long-time volunteer, Maxine, repainting Hazel’s old name and adding her new. Then Hazel sets off to the Peak Forest canal towed by ForgetMeNot for a little filming. This trip’s a great opportunity for the new

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AGM

A very useful and interesting AGM was held this afternoon in our Ashton under Lyne charity shop. Last year’s efforts and results were reported on, then we had lunch and then Colin Scrivener, our newsletter editor and a previous owner of our boat Hazel, gave a fascinating illustrated talk on

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