Speakers Corner

June 17th.

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.

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New Chairperson for LHCRT

June 14th.

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.

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Annual General Meeting

June 9th

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.

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Massive effort by JLR

May 8th to 19th.

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 

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Easter Coffee Morning

April 15th.

Blue skies and fine weather contributed to another very successful event. A record amount was raised at Eric & Doreens's Easter Coffee morning.

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LHCRT joins Virgin Money Giving

April 18th.

LHCRT has joined forces with Virgin Money Giving to help us raise more money,  

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Hatherton Canal Update

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.

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JLR visit Summerhill

JLR corporate day at Summerhill Feb 27th 2017.

28 hardy volunteers arrived from Jaguar Land Rover to help us extend the footpath at Summerhill.

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Quiz Night

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.

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LHCRT welcomes NCA

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

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'Tunnel Vision' Launch

The David Suchet 'Tunnel Vision' appeal was formally launched at the London Boat Show on Jan 9th 2017.

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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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