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Northern Canal Annual Meeting

01/10/2017 - 10:30
Melbourne in Yorkshire

Northern Canals Association

The informal meeting place for waterway restoration in England and Wales north of Birmingham

President: Keith Gibson

Chairman: Chris Hayes


Autumn Meeting – Sunday, October 1st 2017

Hosts: The Pocklington Canal Amenity Society


Venue:  Melbourne Village Hall, Main Street, Melbourne,

YO42 4QJ, East Yorkshire,

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(See attached directions and maps)



10.00     Coffee

10.30     Start

                Introduction and welcome from The Pocklington Canal Amenity Society.

Simon Christian, Natural England, Lead Conservation and Land Management Adviser. Pocklington Canal. Working together to protect a wildlife gem.

                Lizzie Dealey, CRT, Pocklington Canal Project Officer.  The Pocklington Canal.  A gem in the landscape.

12.30     Buffet lunch

1.15        Report from Societies, Trusts, etc.

                Site visit to Cottingwith Lock.

4.30        End


The cost for the day, including lunch, is £10.00.  A vegetarian option is available but please let me know when booking if you require that.


Please pay online if you can.

NCA account no. is 00513800 sort code 30-96-26.

Please give your Society/Trust/Organisation name as reference and send an email to  with details of who will be attending.

If you prefer, cheques should be made payable to Northern Canals Association and sent with details of those attending to Steve Hayes, Northern Canals Association, 10 Chelmer Close, Lincoln. LN6 8TH (Tel: 01522 689460)


In either case, please reply by Sunday, September 24thso that catering arrangements can be finalised. Receipts will be supplied on request on the day.



Future meetings:

The 2018 meeting venues and dates are yet to be arranged.

Please let us know if you would like to host a meeting.



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