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SOMERSETSHIRE COAL CANAL SOCIETY

WORK PARTIES

 Work Party dates are listed on the Events page

Work party in canal bed at Sellar's Stile Volunteer proud of a large bonfire A girl who knows how to swing an axe

  • Learn hedge laying
  • Trim back vegetation
  • Pull ivy off trees and walls
  • Cut down shrubs
  • Cut up trees
  • Cut back brambles
  • Push a wheelbarrow
  • Clean lock walls
  • Drive an Allen Scythe
  • Light bonfires
  • Repair fences
  • Chop wood
  • Learn lime mortaring
  • Rebuild stonework
  • Make tea

Tea break by the fire on a cold Autumn day Ladder work in Lock 15 A little light pruning

VOLUNTEERS ALWAYS WELCOME

Driving the Allen Scythe

 

Why not join us, or just come along and see what we do?

Please contact the work party manager to get details of where the next work party will be held.


WORK PARTIES

Work parties are normally held on the first Sunday of each month at various locations. The exact location may not be known until shortly before the work party is due to take place and there may be cancellations at short notice because of bad weather. Always check with the work party manager whose contact details appear on the Events page

 

 

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