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Volunteer stories

Volunteer stories

Our volunteers are busy helping to restore, care for and promote the Bridgewater Canal in Salford. Whether they’re carrying out environmental improvements or running events, our volunteers have some great stories to tell. So, we thought we’d share some of them here – and give you a flavour of the Bridgewater Volunteer experience.

If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer and want to find out more - we'd love to hear from you.

Contact us at bridgewatercanal@salford.gov.uk

A great way to meet people, says Marilyn

Retired office worker Marilyn says her work with the Bridgewater Canal volunteers is varied, valuable and a great way to spend her time.

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I'd encourage anyone to join in, says Tom

Green minded Bridgewater Canal volunteer Thomas is back from his travels and putting down roots.

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Go full steam ahead, says Mark

Railway worker Mark Charnley has just one message for people keen on improving the environment – go full steam ahead.

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