Tag Archives: Vineries Bridge

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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Springtime beside the Grand Union Canal, Acocks Green

What a wonderful turn out of enthusiastic locals we had on Saturday for the first ‘Adopt a Stretch of Canal’ project we had. The sun shone and we met Steve Lambert the friendly and helpful Volunteer Co-ordinator from the Canals … Continue reading

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Adopting a Stretch of Grand Union Canal -Saturday 11th April

Local people are invited along on Saturday 11th April to the first working morning of local volunteers and the Canals and Rivers Trust. The plan is to meet on Vineries Bridge (Woodcock Lane) at 10am and then be introduced to Steve … Continue reading

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