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Minutes of 122nd meeting on 17th March 2015


Minutes of 122nd  meeting on 17th March 2015.

 Present: Peter Evans (Chairman), Bob Furnell, Bob Weatherley, Ken Rosbotham, Keith Hallam,Barry Horner

 Apologies: John Kay, Cllr Ann Stott

 Minutes of Meeting No 121 on 17th February 2015


Littleborough Neighbourhood Forum

Consultation – no issues

Sub-groups – no issues

Durn Marina and Tour Boat Project

Tour boat – 7 collection tins now out; a Donations page on canal group web site

 Canal & River Trust

The “Adopt a Canal” Scheme / Canal Watch has now started. 8 volunteers lead by Bob Furnell who has been adopted for the canal between Bridge 47 to 48

Terry Evans (full time employee of C & RT) advised that there are now 41 supporters – 8 of which turned out on Mothers’ Day. He further advised Bob Furnell that authority to use the “work boat” should be forthcoming. Further meetings are being arranged.

JFK said (at the previous meeting) that he will try to identify an officer in the Rochdale MBC who will be our link to the Local authority as the successful Canal Watch Schemes at Hebden Bridge and in Manchester benefitted from strong Local Authority support

  Akzo Nobel Site

No matters to report

  Rochdale Canal Society

No matters to report

  Any other Business

Rubbish – Cllr Janet Emsley and an RMBC Officer walked a length of the canal (it is not known which length)

9. Next meetings: Tuesdays 21st April 2015, 19th May 2015, 16th June 2015

                       all at 19.30h in United Reformed Church, Victoria Street, Littleborough.

Contact Information

Littleborough Canalside Development Group

Bent House Cottage
Halifax Road
OL15 0JB

Tel: 01706 376775

Meeting times

Meetings are normally held on the third Tuesday each month starting at 7.30pm

The group is now meeting at 

Hare Hill House, Hare Hill Park Littleborough OL15 9HF