Hollinwood Canal Society News

Saturday 30 March 2013

Events: Canal and Tram Walk

Date of event: Sunday 7th April 2013

Members and friends are invited to take a walk along the line of the canal - and return by tram!

The walk of around 6 miles will start at Fairfield Junction, Droylsden, and follow the route of the Hollinwood Branch Canal through Littlemoss and Daisy Nook to Hollinwood and then the line of the Werneth Canal to Washbrook. This includes following by road sections that have long been filled in.

Return to Droylsden will be by Metrolink tram, changing at Victoria. An off-peak Day ticket for the Metrolink can be bought from a machine on the platform for £4.90 (or £5.50 for a family or 2 adults travelling together).

Meet at Lock Keepers Court, Droylsden (opposite Tesco) at 10.30 am on Sunday 7th April. Room for car parking at Lock Keepers Court. Lunch at Daisy Nook where toilets, hot drinks and snacks are available. Stout footwear ana waterproof clothing advised.

Hollinwood Canal near Littlemoss

Monday 11 March 2013

Events: March Working Party

Saturday 16th March 2013: Working Party, Daisy Nook [info: 0161 355 5557]
Our second one-day working party of the year, mainly comprising vegetation clearance.

Why not come along and join in and make a difference? Even if you have not been on a working party before, you will be made welcome! Big muscles are not essential as you can be given work to suit your capabilities! You can come along on just one day or on both days.

Meet at Daisy Nook Car Park, Stannybrook Road, at 9.30 am. Strong footwear and waterproof clothing recommended. Bring own lunch and drinks. Alternatively, hot drinks and snacks are available at the café.

Please phone our Working Party Organiser, Mike, on 0161 355 5557 for more information.