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Green Flag Community Award – World’s People’s Choice Award

It’s time for the Worlds People’s Choice Award, which gives the public the chance to vote for their ten favourite Green Flag awarded green spaces. PLEASE VOTE FOR US!! – follow this direct link on the Green Flag website to vote.   Obviously we want to win, so please vote and share. The top 10...

Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm Community Fund

Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm Community Fund     The Society is delighted to announce that it has been successful in its application for a grant from the Mynydd Y Gwair Wind Farm Community Fund. We have received £29,417 towards Phase One of the construction of the Clydach Canal Centre. The Centre will provide a...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 24th – Saturday 30th October 2021

Tuesday 26th October: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. The main work party will be at The Hidden Lock site in Clydach so all volunteers should meet there at 9am. We will be carrying out general tidying duties.

Work Party: Tuesday, 19th October 2021

Today’s weblog is commendably brief: We went to Ynysmeudwy Locks, pulled out yet more weed and got very wet! The rain was relentless, varying only a little in intensity, but nevertheless the volunteers seemed to have fun. We continued to drag vegetation and silt from the pound between the locks. Regrettably, Gordon’s magic dredger could...

ParkLives in Coed Gwilym Park, October Half-Term

ParkLives Events in Coed Gwilym Park 26th – 28th October 2021     Swansea Council is organising a series of ParkLives events for the October half-term. The full timetable is here: ParkLives October Half Term Timetable     Six events are taking place in Coed Gwilym Park:             You need to...

The Ethel and Gwynne Morgan Trust

The Ethel and Gwynne Morgan Trust The Trust has supported generously the Swansea Canal Society on several occasions over recent years. Brian Morgan tells us “The Trust was set up in early 1990s by my brother Hugh and funded by legacies from my father, Gwynne, my mother Ethel, and later my brother Hugh. The aims...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 17th – Saturday 23rd October 2021

Tuesday 19th October: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. The main work party will be at Ynysmeudwy Locks, so volunteers should meet there from 9am. We will be clearing vegetation from the pound between the locks and other general tidying duties. Tuesday 19th October: Monthly...

Work Party: Tuesday 12th October 2021

A bright and warm day saw the volunteers at three sites. Firstly, and sadly without photographic record, the “225 in 2023” sub-committee [Alan T, John Don, Ronnie, Gill & Annette] met to further plan the video that will present and promote this celebration of the first 225 years of the Swansea Canal. The second group...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 10th – Saturday 16th October 2021

Tuesday 12th October: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. The main work party will be at Ynysmeudwy Locks, so volunteers should meet there at 9am. We will be clearing vegetation from the pound between the locks and other general tidying duties.

Work Party: Tuesday 5th October 2021

The forecast for today was rather poor so, as for last week, we decided to postpone the painting of the Clydach Canal Centre. All the volunteers assembled at the Ynysmeudwy Locks, anxiously staring at the sky. Luckily we need not have worried as we enjoyed a very pleasant autumnal morning with just a couple of...

Spooky Fun Day in Coed Gwilym Park

We are holding a Halloween fun day for all the family in Coed Gwilym Park, organised as a collaboration between Swansea Canal Society, Clydach Heritage Centre and Friends of Coed Gwilym Park.  

The Week Ahead: Sunday 3rd – Saturday 9th October 2021

Tuesday 5th October: Work Party: Those wishing to eat breakfast should meet at the Roadhouse Cafe in Clydach at 8am. CHANGE OF PLAN; Painting the wall at the Clydach Canal Centre, Hebron Road, Clydach has been postponed, due to the expected bad weather. Volunteers should assemble at 9am at Ynysmeudwy Locks. We will be clearing vegetation...