West Country Branch

IWA West Country Branch is very active thanks to its enthusiastic committee. With so much going on from running regular work parties to leading local waterways campaigns, help is always welcome.  Can you help?


Events

IWA West Country Branch has regular work parties - details are updated here on a regular basis.

Work parties take place in Bridgwater on Tuesdays and Saturdays, also on most Saturdays in Taunton.

Please see below our forthcoming volunteer activities.

Depending on the weather conditions it may be necessary to carry out different tasks than those listed below:

Work Party in Bridgwater on Tuesday 23rd May

Volunteers meet at the IWA Cabin in Bridgwater Docks, TA6 3EX. 10am start and we aim to finish around 1.00pm.

We will working on various tasks in the Docks area and/or to further up the canal which need some attention. Where necessary we will car share to the site location. Volunteers are advised to wear old clothes suitable for the weather conditions and wear sturdy boots or shoes.

Work Party in Taunton on Saturday 27th May

Volunteers meet at Canal Car Park, Firepool Lock Canal Road, Taunton. 10am start and we will aim finish at around 1pm.

We have various tasks to carry out around the lock and the surrounding area. If we are unable to complete them all we will return in a couple of weeks and try to do so then. Volunteers are advised to wear old clothes suitable for the weather conditions and wear sturdy boots or shoes. Please let Mike Slade know as usual if you plan to attend and include your latest contact phone number so we can let you know of any changes to our plans before 6pm on Friday 26th May.

Work Party in Bridgwater on Saturday 27th May

We will work on various tasks in the Docks area and/or further up the canal which need some attention. Where necessary we will car share to the site location. Volunteers are advised to wear old clothes suitable for the weather conditions and wear sturdy boots or shoes. Please let me know as usual if you plan to attend and include your latest contact phone number so we can let you know of any changes to our plans before 6pm on Friday 26th May.

Please Note

We will not be holding a work party on Tuesday 30th May in Bridgwater.

Also please look at the photos below from the IWA Somerset Volunteers Taunton sports day.



Should you have any questions or need more information about any of the activities listed above Please contact Mike Slade who will be very happy to help. Mobile 07977263840 or email mike.slade@waterways.org.uk

Search for more waterway events in your area using our online events calendar.


Can you help?

Join our team! IWA West Country Branch is looking for people to assist with the following roles:


Contact the Branch

Peter Kelly, Honorary Branch Secretary
westcountry@waterways.org.uk