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Somerset Waterways Volunteers Forthcoming Activities

Postedon 24th July, 2017 in News

Hello Everyone,

Here are the details of our planned activities:

Bridgwater Tuesday 16th October
Bridgwater Saturday 20th October
Taunton Saturday 20th October
Bridgwater Tuesday 23rd October

Advance Notice

Tuesday 23rd October

The IWA West Country Branch will host a meeting open to all who would like to attend.

At the Admirals Landing pub Bridgwater TA6 3EX

7.00 for a prompt 7.30pm start

A Talk given by the Parrett Shipping Pilot Captain Jessica Tyson.

Jessica went to sea in 1988 as an officer cadet with BP Shipping and worked her way up through the ranks obtaining her Master Mariner’s certificate in 1999.  She was at sea for 18 years until September 2006.

In 2013 as a surveyor and trained up as a pilot for the Port of Bridgwater being authorised in 2014. She also became Deputy Harbour Master for the port.  Please let me know if you plan to attend by 6pm on Monday evening 22nd October.

Bridgwater Work Party

Tuesday 16th October

We meet at the IWA Cabin in Bridgwater Docks, Northgate Bridgwater TA6 3EX

10.00am start and we aim to finish around 1.00pm

Task: Vegetation control and litter removal.  We will meet at the Docks as usual and car share to work site, if necessary, Volunteers are advised to wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions and wear sturdy boots or shoes.  You may wish to bring a bottle of drinking water with you.

Please let me know if you plan to attend before 6pm Monday 15th October.

Also please include your latest contact phone number so that we can let you know of any necessary changes to our plans.

My contact details are below.

Bridgwater Work Party

Saturday 20th October

We meet at the IWA Cabin in Bridgwater Docks Northgate Bridgwater TA6 3EX

10.00am start and we aim to finish around 1.00pm

Task: Painting, vegetation control and litter removal.  We will meet at the Docks as usual and car share to work site, if necessary, Volunteers are advised to wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions and wear sturdy boots or shoes. You may wish to bring a bottle of drinking water with you.

Please let me know if you plan to attend before 6pm Friday 19th October.

Also please include your latest contact phone number so that we can let you know of any necessary changes to our plans.

My contact details are below.

Taunton Work Party

Saturday 20th October

Volunteers meet at Firepool Lock Car Park, Canal Road, Taunton.TA1 1AJ

10.00am start and we aim to finish around 1.30pm

Task: Litter pick the area and then walk up to Goodland Gardens in the town centre.  This will depend on the weather and numbers attending. This will depend on the weather and numbers attending.  We may car share to site where necessary. Volunteers are advised to wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions and wear sturdy boots or shoes.  You may wish to bring a bottle of drinking water with you.

Please let Steve know if you plan to attend before 6pm Friday 19th October.

Also please include your latest contact phone number so that we can let you know of any necessary changes to our plans.  Steve’s contact details are below.

Bridgwater Work Party

Tuesday 23rd October

We meet at the IWA Cabin in Bridgwater Docks, Northgate Bridgwater TA6 3EX

10.00am start and we aim to finish around 1.00pm

Task: Vegetation control and litter removal.  We will meet at the Docks as usual and car share to work site, if necessary, Volunteers are advised to wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions and wear sturdy boots or shoes.  You may wish to bring a bottle of drinking water with you.

Please let me know if you plan to attend before 6pm Monday 22nd October.

Also please include your latest contact phone number so that we can let you know of any necessary changes to our plans.

My contact details are below.

Contact Details:

Mike Slade.
Volunteer Co-ordinator

West Country Branch
Mobile 07977263840
Email [email protected]
www.waterways.org.uk/westcountry/west_country

Steve’s contact details are:

[email protected]

Mobile: 07855794256