IWA Manchester Branch Towpath Taskforce - 22nd June 2013

Issue date: 3rd July 2013

IWA Manchester Branch carried out a clean up in the Lumb Lane area on the Ashton Canal on the 22nd June. Volunteers carried out vegetation clearance and litter picking opposite the Ashton Packet Company, who provided volunteers with with additional manpower and cups of tea.

Whilst some cleaned up the moss covered coping stones, others concentrated on a leaking drain, litter picking, and vegetation clearance on an overgrown embankment fronted by an attractive stone wall. 

Some ten bags of rubbish were carted to a collection point, whilst the cut vegetation was conveniently stacked amongst vegetation further back.