LHCRT NEWS ARCHIVE 2016

Summer hill Guided Walk

December 3rd.
About 85 people gathered at the Boat Inn for a guided walk along the Summerhill section down as far as the M6 Toll Aqueduct.


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New Directors

December 10th.
The Trust has announced the appointment of two new directors.

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Storm Angus

November 22nd.
A section of the Lichfield Canal proved invaluable when Storm Angus and intense rainfall hit the south side of the city last week

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Autumn Show

November 18th.
Our Autumn Show and Grand Prize Draw  with Fish n' Chip supper was another great success. 

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WRG Visit

September 24/25th
We welcomed a team of 21 WRG volunteers with two vans who worked on the canal restoration at both Darnford Park and at Summerhill.

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Heart of England in Bloom Award

September 15th.
The Trust has been presented with a special Environmental Award by Heart of England in Bloom. 

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Family Fishing Day

August 6th.
The weather was very kind to us on our first free family fishing day as part of the National Fishing Month.

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Yoxall Scouts Group

July 26th.
Three sections of Yoxall scout Group (ie Beavers, Cubs and Scouts) have done great work on the Lichfield Canal...

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EON Community Challenge

July 18th.
A 40-strong team from E.ON Energy UK joined us to help build the towpath at Summerhill as part of their Community Challenge. 

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David Suchet Visit

June 17th.
David Suchet, Vice President of Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust, paid us a visit to see the Trust’s progress.

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AGM 2016

June 10th.
The 26th. Annual General Meeting of the Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust Ltd. 

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The Big Pipe can go!

May 5th.
The Trust has now been given Consent to remove the Big Pipe from the bed of the Lichfield Canal at Pound 27. 

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St. Michael's School Visit

April 13th.
Sixty-one year 6 pupils from St Michael’s C of E Primary School paid an educational vist to Tamworth  Road .

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Waitrose Award

March 26th.
The Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust has been awarded £530 from the March Waitrose Community Matters scheme.

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Easter Coffee Morning

March 13th.
LHCRT supporters are a hardy lot! Threats of a storm were not going to deter us from holding our annual all-day coffee morning at President Eric’s house.

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Quiz Night 2016

March 9th.
Our 8th annual Quiz Night  at Boley Park Community Hall was a sell-out and saw 110 people make up sixteen imaginatively named  teams.

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Darnford Park Training Day

February 24th.
Our team was back in action in Darnford Park on a very cold but sunny 24th February for what we called ‘A Forestry Day’.

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Brian Kingshott

January 9th.
We are sad to announce that Brian Kingshott, Chairman of the Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust, died peacefully on January 9th at the age of 77.

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Staffordshire Waterways Group

January 9th.
A new Staffordshire Waterways website invites canal and river collaboration.

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