Become a Towpath Taskforce Volunteer

A Staffordshire Girl's Blog

There are many new comers to Stoke-on-Trent every year, whether as a University student, via a new job or a plain old relocation, but how do all those people learn more about the place where they now live?

According to between 2016 and 2018 Stoke-on-Trent’s population increased by just under 130,000. Many people who are new to an area struggle with finding a way to fit into their new community.

With volunteering programs such as Towpath Taskforce, it is a great way to socialise, make new friends, learn more about the area you live in and make a difference by helping people improve the community.

The Taskforce completes a variety of different maintenance tasks along the canal. These include lock painting, fencing, litter picking and general clean up to help ensure that the canals are safe and in a working condition.

Narrow boat owner Megan states “Making sure…

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