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Week ahead Sunday 13th January to Saturday 19th January 2019

  Tuesday 15th January, Work Party meets at Brownsters Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8.00 and 9.00am. Work will be in Clydach Buried Lock Site

Work Party Tuesday 8th January 2019

This week’s working party, our first in the new year, took place up at Ynysmeudwy Upper and Lower locks (numbers 12 and 13 respectively).  We continued the task of removing encroaching weed from the pound between the upper and lower locks.  The massive build-up of sedge, couch grass and rye grass had reduced the width...

Week ahead Sunday 6th January to Saturday12th January

The Annual General Meeting will be held at Vardre Rugby Club on Monday 7th January 2019 at 7 p.m. Work Party meets at Brownsters Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8.00 and 9.00am on Tuesdy. Work will be at Ynysmeudwy Lock.

Week Ahead 24th December to 6th January

There will be no work parties on Tuesday 25th December or Tuesday 1st January.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING related documents.

Agenda for the Annual General Meeting of the Swansea Canal Society to be held at Vardre Rugby Club on Monday 7th January 2019 at 7 p.m. Apologies for absence Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday 29th November 2017 Matters arising from the minutes Chairman’s Report Secretary’s Report Treasurer’s Report and presentation of...

The week ahead Sunday 16th December to Saturday 22nd December

  Tuesday 18th December Work Party meets at Brownsters Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8.00 and 9.00am. Work will be in Clydach Buried Lock Site NOT  Ynysmeudwy as previously stated.   There will be no Work Parties during the Christmas and New Year period.  Work parties wil commence on Tuesday 8th January,

The week ahead Sunday 9th December to Saturday 16th December

The work party will meet at Brownsters from 8.00am to 9.00am.  They will then go to Ynysmeudwy Upper Lock.

32nd Swansea Scouts on the canal.

                                                       

The week ahead Sunday 2nd December to Saturday 8th December

The work party will meet at Brownsters from 8.00am to 9.00am.  They will then go to Ynysmeudwy Upper Lock, where they will continue with clearing the weeds and laying sleepers.

The week ahead Sunday 25th November to Saturday 1st December

Tuesday 27th November:  Meet at Brownsters Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8.00 and 9.00am.   The work party will be then be working at Ynysmeudwy Upper Lock.

VETS ON THE CANOES

  A party of vets pre-booked a trip on the canoes and enjoyed the good weather today.

HISTORICAL UPDATE by CLIVE REED

                ‘Swansea canal barge at the Hafod in 1931’ This is the caption for the finest historic Swansea Canal barge image known, and in the year 2000 publication of the book “Copperopolis” it is credited to the City and County of Swansea Museum Collection, but more of this...