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 Winwick Quay Dry Dock on

Sunday 1st March 2020

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

Purpose: to remove vegetation from the dry dock and Hulme Lock and litter clearance from the surrounding areas.


Meet near Gorden Sheds  

Nearest postcode: WA2 8RL


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 first Sunday of the month,

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

For general enquiries on work parties, contact John Hughes 

Tel: 01744 600656 

Mobile: 07832651298


Work Party Dates for 2020.

Sunday Work party: Venue varies.

Usually 1st Sunday of the month.10:00 start.

(but can change, as below)

23rd February at Old Double

1st March at Winwick Dry Dock and Hulme Lock


5th April and 10th May 


Midweek Work party: Venue varies.

Usually 3rd Wednesday of the month. 10:00 start.

(unless otherwise advertised)

19th February at Bewsey Lock


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: 17 Feb 20 12:40

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