The Sankey Canal Restoration Society

SCARS News & Events


Come and meet us!


We're always happy to meet up with people interested in the canal and its past and future.


We currently don't hold monthly winter meetings but we will be arranging some activities over the winter months so keep an eye out on here for developments.


We also publish any news on our Facebook page which you can access by clicking on the link below or by typing in the Society's name on the Facebook search panel.


Facebook: SankeyCanal




Next Work Party

Sunday Work Party at Sankey Valley Park on

Sunday 10th March 2019

beginning at 10:00  and finishing around 15:00.

Purpose: to remove vegetation from the towpath and litter clearance from the surrounding area.


Meet at the Sankey Valley Heritage Car Park behind the Ship Inn, Blackbrook, St. Helens

Nearest postcode: WA11 0AB


For further details contact John Hughes on

Tel: 01744 600656 

Mobile: 07832651298



or text to 07941 461509 for further details 





SCARS work parties are normally at set times in the month

(but can change due to eg. Bank Holidays, or nature of task).  


We have work parties on the second Sunday of the month,

and mid-week ones on the last Wednesday of the month.

For general enquiries on work parties, contact John Hughes 

Tel: 01744 600656 

Mobile: 07832651298


Work Party Dates for 2019.

Sunday Work party: Venue varies.

Usually 2nd Sunday of the month.10:00 start.

(but can change, as below)

Midweek Work party: Venue varies.

Usually Last Wednesday of the month. 10:00 start.

(unless otherwise advertised)


Further details for each date will be posted here and on our Facebook page nearer the time.  If you are interested and need more information, then email:


The more volunteers we can get, the more we can do!

Last updated: 2 Mar 19 21:30

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