Manchester Branch Work Parties

Monthly Work Parties

Branch work parties take place on the third Saturday of each month, from 10am to 2pm. Tasks include vegetation clearance, litter picking, painting and pulling rubbish out of the canal in a variety of locations around Greater Manchester. All are welcome to attend. Email Barry McGuinness if you wish to be added to work party email alerts, on barry_m(at)

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Previous work parties

See our reports on Previous Work Parties.

We welcome suggestions for the next few work parties.  If anyone is aware of  a "grott spot" which needs attention please get in touch with Barry (details below) and he will get it on the list.

Re-ringing the Ring

We need volunteers to help with the installation of mooring rings at various locations around the Cheshire Ring. Please get in touch with Barry McGuinness barry_m(at) if you are interested.


For more information please contact Barry McGuinness barry_m(at)