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The Week Ahead: Sunday 9th – Saturday 15th February 2020

#LifesBetterByWater Monday 10th February: Monthly business meeting of the Swansea Canal Society at the Vadre Rugby Club, Hebron Road, Clydach at 7pm. All welcome. Tuesday 11th February: Work party meets at Brownster’s Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8 and 9am. Weather permitting, work commences at 9.30am at Coed Gwilym Park. We will continue to repair...

Work Party: Tuesday 4th February 2020

  #LifesBetterByWater A chilly but bright day saw the volunteers assemble at Trebanos Locks to continue with rebuilding the canal wall. We were very pleased to find signage describing the dredging project and the hopes and aspirations of Swansea Canal Society. And bilingual too!         The preparation of the bags continued as...

Work Party: Tuesday 28th January 2020

  On a bright but chilly day, the volunteers assembled at Trebanos Locks only to be confronted by a very disappointing sight. Regrettably, the dredging had dislodged the new wall that had been laid over the last few months. The cause seems to have been that some of the sandbags were laid on an unstable...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 2nd – Saturday 8th February 2020

Tuesday 4th February: Work party meets at Brownster’s Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8 and 9am. Weather permitting, work commences at 9.30am at Trebanos Locks. We will continue to repair the bank south of the locks and clear branches from the off-bank. The “Access For Everyone” group will be working in the Hebron Road store....

Access For All – A new initiative for boating on the Swansea Canal

The Society is developing an exciting new project to enable better access to boating for everyone, irrespective of ability and experience. Click the link below to learn more. We would love to hear your comments and suggestions on this initiative. Also, we would welcome you if you wish to volunteer to assist with the project....

The Week Ahead: Sunday 26th January – Saturday 1st February 2020

Tuesday 28th January: Work party meets at Brownster’s Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8 and 9am. Weather permitting, work commences at 9.30am at Trebanos Locks. We will continue to repair the bank south of the locks and clear branches from the off-bank. The “Access For Everyone” group will be working in the Hebron Road store....

Work Party: Tuesday 21st January 2020

  Today was very cold but bright and as the sun shone and the hard work started, we all quickly warmed up. The “Access For Everyone” group continued to clear the CRT store in Hebron Road. Here Gill is tidying up the front yard.     The main group assembled at Trebanos Locks to repair...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 19th – Saturday 25th January 2020

Tuesday 21st January: Work party meets at Brownster’s Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8 and 9am. Weather permitting, work commences at 9.30am at Trebanos Locks. We will continue to repair the bank south of the locks and remove weed.

Work Party: Tuesday 14th January 2020

  Really heavy rain forced us once again to abandon plans to lay cement bags along the bank at Trebanos. Instead, we split into two groups. The first very sensibly took shelter in the Canal & River Trust depot in Hebron Road. The volunteers quickly got to work tidying up in preparation for using the...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 12th – Saturday 18th January 2020

Tuesday 14th January: Work party meets at Brownster’s Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8 and 9am. Weather permitting, work commences at 9.30am at Trebanos Locks. We will continue to repair the bank south of the locks and remove weed. Also, the promotion sub-committee will commence clearing the Hebron Road store that will ultimately be converted...

Work Party: Tuesday 7th January 2020

  A mild, fairly bright day greeted the first work party of 2020 to Trebanos Locks where the order of the day was to continue with bank reinforcement. As usual, concrete was mixed then bags were filled, barrowed to the work site and laid carefully in place as shown in this series of photos. The...

The Week Ahead: 5th – 11th January 2020. Yr Wythnos Ymlaen: 5ed – 11eg Ionawr 2020.

  Happy New Year Monday 6th January: Annual General Meeting of the Swansea Canal Society at the Vadre Rugby Club, Hebron Road, Clydach at 7pm. To be followed by monthly business meeting. All welcome. Tuesday 7th January: Work party meets at Brownster’s Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8 and 9am. Weather permitting, work commences at...