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This Sunday on the Grand Union

Come down for an hour or so and do something useful!

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Bike Haul !

Thanks to all the volunteers who came out on this blistering morning to help clean up our adopted waterway with the support Canals and Rivers Trust.  It was actually nice and shady on the water’s edge. As well as the … Continue reading

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Down the Cut this Sunday

This Sunday (23rd April), volunteers are invited to join the Canal and River Trust to help clean up and tidy the stretch of Grand Union Canal that the Neighbourhood Forum has ‘adopted’. Meet at the old Vineries Canal Bridge at … Continue reading

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A Good Morning’s Work

Thanks so much to all those who spent the morning working on the Grand Union Canal on Sunday. It was perfect weather and we were pleased to see our colleague Steve from Canals and Rivers Trust return with all his … Continue reading

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Heritage Week come to Acocks Green

On Wednesday, as part of National Heritage Week, Acocks Green was graced by a visit from the Ikon Gallery Canal Boat and activities for local people to enjoy on Westley Vale Millennium Green. There were guided walks around Westley Vale, blackberry-picking, clay … Continue reading

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A Good Morning’s Work beside the Canal.

Thanks to the 9 volunteers who turned up on a sunny Sunday morning to improve the Canal around Vineries Bridge. Lots of litter was collected, railings rubbed down and painted and weeding done. Steve, the Volunteer Co-Ordinator, brought along his … Continue reading

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Grand Union Canal – Uniting the Community in Acocks Green

Following the very successful first meeting as a working group for the ‘Adopt a Stretch of Canal’ project, where around 15 volunteers worked hard litter-picking and tidying; our ancient waterway appeared on Central News on Thursday 14th May. On 30th April … Continue reading

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