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Over Festival 2017

Over Festival 2017 Report – Volunteer Jenny Birkett reports on her first Over Festival experience…. ..being a new volunteer, I was impressed to see how the volunteers got on with our jobs in good humour. After Friday’s preparation it was great to see the Festival take shape on Saturday morning in time for the visitors. My role was to help in the refreshment tent very ably organised by Margaret. The […]

Volunteering Opportunities

Types of Volunteering Work on the Hereford and Gloucester Canal The Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal Trust is restoring the Canal as a navigable waterway, which, when completed, will rank as one of the most attractive cruising routes in the country. The Trust has a number of very enthusiastic teams of volunteers working at various locations along the whole line of the canal from Gloucester to Hereford. Would you like to […]

Volunteering Site Locations

The Trust has a number of sites where volunteers work on a regular basis. We also have new sites developing each year. Some of our volunteers stick to a particular location whilst others prefer to go where they are needed along the line of the Canal. Aylestone Park (Hereford) – Work here has included building a slipway, towpath construction, general scrub clearance, conservation and planting. Work on an over spill […]