Canal

Week ahead Sunday 20th January to Saturday 27th January 2019

Sunday 20th January: Michelle will be leading a work party in Pontardawe. Meet her at Holly Street bridge. Tuesday 22nd January: Meet at Brownsters Cafe, High Street, Clydach for breakfast between 8 and 9 am. Work will be in Coed Gwilym Park, where we will continue to repair the canal bank. Kevin Phillips from CRT...

Work Party Tuesday 15th January 2019

The day was slightly overcast but the temperature was quite mild as we gathered at the Boat Depot in Coed Gwilym Park. Perfect working weather! Gordon set up the mixer in preparation. Our goal this week was to continue with the re-building of the canal bank on the towpath side running north towards Trebanos. Doing...

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.

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.

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.

Compost and Pond Weed: 20.11.18

Several weeks have gone by since we started shifting the Canadian Pond Weed out of the channel above Clydach Mond Lock. The piles have mounted up and the time had come to move the piles off the towpath where they take the light from the grass underneath and cause it to to die off.  The...

THE WEEK AHEAD: SUNDAY 18TH NOV. TO SAT 24TH NOV. 2018

SUNDAY 18TH NOVEMBER 2018:   The 32nd Swansea Scout Troop are back with us with their leader, Ben Ball. They had a most successful day working with us at The Ynysmeudwy Locks in October and now they are returning to do some light work around the Coed Gwilym Park Canoe Store. They will meet up with...