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THE WEEK AHEAD: 23RD SEPTEMBER TO 29TH SEPTEMBER 2018

SUNDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER:  CANOES FOR HIRE AT COED GWILYM PARK. First hire at 10.30. Last Hire at 2.30pm. Canoes £7, rafts £10.00, kayaks £5 and £4. Fulldetails on the website under Canoe Hire.   Tuesday 25th September: Work Party Meets at Brownsters Cafe between 8.00 and 9,.00a. Work Starts at  9.15am  on the canal south...

David LLewellyn of the Valleys Landscape Park visits the Canal: 11.9.18

Above: L to R: John Gwalter (Swansea Canal Society), Ceri Davies (Canal and River Trust) David Morgan (CRT) John Andrew Davies (SCS), Amy Leach-Haynes, (Prosperity and Valleys Taskforce Branch), Andy Ellis (SCS), David Llewellyn (Project Manager, Valleys Landscape Park). We were joined on Tuesday by the Project Manager of the proposed Valleys Landscape Park, David...

THE WEEK AHEAD;16TH SEPTEMBER TO 22ND SEPTEMBER 2018.

SUNDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER: Canoes and Kayaks for hire in Coed Gwilym Park. First hire 10.30am, last hire 2.30pm. Canadian Canoes £7, double kayaks £5, single kayaks £4. Full details of terms and conditions on the website under the ‘Canoe Hire’ heading. MONDAY 17th SEPTEMBER; Open Monthly Meeting of the Swansea Canal Society at 7.00pm at...

JEREMY MILES, NEATH AM, AT THE YNYSMEUDWY UPPER LOCK: 11.9.18

We were delighted to meet Jeremy Miles, the Neath Assembly Member, at the Ynysmeudwy Upper Lock  today. His Community Liaison Officer, Rachel Thomas, accompanied him and we were  very pleased that David Morgan and Ceri Davies from the Canal and River Trust were also able to be to be with us.                             Jeremy, Gordon Walker...

Clydach Aqueduct Clean Up: 4.9.18.

Some photos of our work at Clydach Aqueduct where we joined forces with the Players Industrial Estate volunteers to make the  canal, the Aqueduct and the surrounding area as beautiful as it can be.                                                    

THE WEEK AHEAD: 9TH SEPTEMBER TO 15TH SEPTEMBER 2018

SUNDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2018: Canoe and Kayak hire from Coed Gwilym Park Canoe Store. Rafts £10.00, canadian Canoes £7, Double Kayaks £5, single Kayaks £4. First hire 10.30am, Last hire 2.30pm. Full details of terms and conditions under ‘Canoe Hire’ on this website.   TUESDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER: Work Party meets between 8.00 and 9.00am at...

FAMILY FUN (AND WORK) DAY AT COED GWILYM PARK; 28.8.18.

As part of the Family Fun Day in the Park the Canoe Store opened its door for public hire from  10.00 to 2.30. There was quite a remarkable turn out.               We also set up our craft stall next to the Canoe Store which was manned occasionally by some very young volunteers. It was...

THE WEEK AHEAD: 2ND SEPTEMBER TO 8TH SEPTEMBER 2018.

SUNDAY 2ND SEPT: Canoe  and Kayak hire from the Canoe Store in Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach SA6 5NS. First hire 10.30am, last hire 2.30pm. Rafts £10, canadian canoes £7, double kayaks £5, single kayaks £4. Full details of terms and conditions under ‘Canoe Hire’ on this website. TUESDAY  4TH SEPTEMBER: Work Party meets at Brownsters...

Rebecca Evans. Gower AM visits the Swansea Canal. 21.8.18.

We were pleased to welcome   Rebecca Evans AM. Minister for Housing and Regeneration to the Swansea Canal today. Cllr. Gordon Walker, Chair of Swansea Canal Society said:- “We’re delighted that Rebecca Evans, our local assembly member, came to meet our volunteers. They work every week in all weathers to improve the canal. We’re hoping...

THE WEEK AHEAD: SUNDAY 26/8/18 TO SATURDAY 31ST AUGUST 2108

SUNDAY 26TH AUGUST; CANOES AND KAYAKS FOR HIRE IN COED GWILYM PARK. FIRST HIRE 10.30AM, LAST HIRE 2.30PM. Rafts £10.00, canoes £7.00, double kayaks £5, single kayaks £4. Full details and terms and conditions on this website under ‘Canoe Hire’. Tuesday 28th August: As part of the Family Fun Day in Coed Gwilym Park  taking...

THE BYWASH REBUILT BY WRG VOLUNTEERS. AUG 4th to AUG 11th.

             Some pictures of the wonderful restoration work that the Waterway Recovery Group voulunteers did on the Ynysmeudwy Upper Lock  by-wash. We are very grateful to Ian Gaston and all the team for their hard work and look forward to seeing them again next year.                           

THE WEEK AHEAD: 19TH AUGUST 2018 TO 25TH AUGUST

SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST; Canoe Hire at Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach from 10.30am to 2.30pm (last hire). Canoes £7, kayaks £5 and £4 (doubles and singles). Full details of terms and conditions under Cnaoe Hire on this website. TUESDAY 21ST AUGUST: Work Party meets at Brownsters Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8.00 and 9.00am. Work starts...