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Work Party: Tuesday 15th October 2019

  A day that promised sunshine proved to be rather showery but we pressed on with work in and around Ynysmeudwy Upper Lock. As an introduction, here are two photos of the chamber wall taken by Martin. The first is before the Waterway Recovery Group started work in August and the second is a close-up...

Work Party: Tuesday 8th October 2019

Today the weather forecast was for scattered showers. We took the chance to work in the Upper Lock at Ynysmeudwy and luckily were hit by only one significant shower. Two main tasks were undertaken. The first was to repair the nearside wall: Cement was mixed, stones were retrieved and then carefully positioned.      ...

Clydach Cub Scouts, Tuesday 13th August 2019

The 2nd Swansea Valley Clydach Cub Scouts enjoyed an evening on the canal. Forty youngsters turned up in lovely summer sunshine. Mike gave the safety briefing, they were all kitted out with bouyancy aids and helmets and off they paddled! They all had a great time and would be welcome back at any time.  ...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 4th – Saturday 10th August 2019

Sunday 4th August: Canoes & Kayaks for hire at Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach. First hire 10:30am, last hire 2:30pm. Cost of 45 minute hire: Canadian canoe £10; Raft (two canoes) £15; Single kayak £5, Double kayak £8. Full details and conditions under “Canoe Hire” on this website. Tuesday 6th August: Canoes & Kayaks for hire...

The Week Ahead: Sunday 19th – Saturday 25th May 2019

Sunday 19th May: Canoes & Kayaks for hire at Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach. First hire 10:30am, last hire 2:30pm. Cost of 45 minute hire: Canadian canoe £10; Raft (two canoes) £15; Single kayak £5, Double kayak £8. Full details and conditions under “Canoe Hire” on this website. Tuesday 21st May: Work party meets at Brownster’s...

The week ahead: Sunday 3rd February – Saturday 9th February 2019

Monday 4th February: Monthly business meeting of the Swansea Canal Society at the Vadre Rugby Club, Hebron Road, Clydach at 7 p.m. All welcome. Tuesday 5th February: Work party meets at Brownster’s Cafe, High Street, Clydach between 8 and 9 a.m. Work starts at 9.30 a.m. in Coed Gwilym Park, Clydach where we will be...