Canal Litter Pick – Bridgwater
Location: We will start at the YMCA in Bridgwater and follow the canal towards Taunton Road.
Timings: 9.30am until 11.30am. We aim to start at 9.30am sharp. If you wish to collect litter from the towpath, please arrive at 9.15am so you can collect your litter pickers and bag rings etc. To find out more about towpath volunteering, please visit our volunteer page on our website – opens in a new windowhttps://bit.ly/2HuSoE4
For people who are borrowing equipment such as kayaks and canoes, please arrive at 9.10am. We will need to provide you with the correct size buoyancy aid and show you which kayak/canoe you are using.
To book a kayak/canoe free of charge, please find out more about it over on our volunteer page – opens in a new windowhttps://bit.ly/2HuSoE4 and use the boat booking form – opens in a new windowhttps://bit.ly/2UIghed to book your kayak/canoe.
There will be a full briefing for the litter pick at 9.25am – everyone must be present for this.
We will be collecting rubbish from both the waterway and the towpath.
If you have any litter pickers/gloves and bin bags, please bring them along. However, we do have bin bags, bag hoops and litter pickers for people to use.
Please also make a note of our emergency mobile number so that if you have any problems while on our litter pick you can call us – 07395 631 483.
Bridgwater and Taunton Canal – IWA Somerset Volunteers will help us to dispose of the rubbish removed from the canal and towpath.
No one is too old or young to join but we do ask that all children are supervised by adult