A small group of supporters - some in traditional boater's costume - joined passers-by at Speakers Corner in Lichfield to hear Peter Buck talk about the 21st. Century Vision of the Lichfield Canal.
David Dixon has retired as Chairman of the Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust.
Christine Bull was elected the new chairperson at the full board meeting on Tuesday June 13th.
The 27th Annual General Meeting of Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust was held on June 9th 2017 at the Park View Centre in Brownhills.
The vision to restore the 1000m derelict Summerhill section of the Lichfield Canal was helped to become a reality this month by all 200 of the Jaguar Land Rover Property Team turning out for a CSR event
Blue skies and fine weather contributed to another very successful event. A record amount was raised at Eric & Doreens's Easter Coffee morning.
LHCRT has joined forces with Virgin Money Giving to help us raise more money,
Towards the end of 2016, CRT and their contractors carried out considerable works on the canal, from the rear of the Roman Way Hotel through to the M6 motorway.
JLR corporate day at Summerhill Feb 27th 2017.
28 hardy volunteers arrived from Jaguar Land Rover to help us extend the footpath at Summerhill.
Our annual quiz night was once again a great success with 14 tables of enthusiastic quizzers tested and entertained in equal measure by Quizmaster Tim Burgin.
We were pleased to welcome the Northern Canals Association to Lichfield on Sunday. The NCA meets twice a year, hosted by one of the member organisations
The David Suchet 'Tunnel Vision' appeal was formally launched at the London Boat Show on Jan 9th 2017.
About 85 people gathered at the Boat Inn for a guided walk along the Summerhill section down as far as the M6 Toll Aqueduct.
The Trust has announced the appointment of two new directors.
A section of the Lichfield Canal proved invaluable when Storm Angus and intense rainfall hit the south side of the city last week
Our Autumn Show and Grand Prize Draw with Fish n' Chip supper was another great success.
We welcomed a team of 21 WRG volunteers with two vans who worked on the canal restoration at both Darnford Park and at Summerhill.
The Trust has been presented with a special Environmental Award by Heart of England in Bloom.
The weather was very kind to us on our first free family fishing day as part of the National Fishing Month.
Three sections of Yoxall scout Group (ie Beavers, Cubs and Scouts) have done great work on the Lichfield Canal...
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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