Latest News and Announcements

IWA Branch Social Meetings at Hawne

The winter program of Monday meetings is now available.   Read more ...

Sunday Lunches Resume

Sunday lunches for members will resume from Sunday 8th October.   Read more ...

Dudley No. 2 Canal at risk from C&RT Funding Settlement?

C&RT have just revealed the proposed Government funding settlement for the years 2027 to 2037 which amounts to a £300 million reduction over that period. This will have potentially serious implications for the canal system, in particular the remainder waterways of which our Dudley No. 2 Canal is one. Please click the link below to go to the C&RT website for more information about the Government's proposal.

Canal & River Trust News Item

The link below will take you to a page where you can generate an email to your Member of Parliament. (Click on the "Write to your MP" button when the page opens).

Email your Member of Parliament

Proposed Outings for Atlas and Malus in 2023

1. Spring Cruise to Fens Pools and Stourbridge extension Canal. 13th to 17th April.
2. Titford Rally 19th to 21st May
3. BCNS 24 Hour Challenge 27th and 28th May
4. Wednesfield, Brownhills and Pelsall 12th to 28th August
5. Hawne Basin Open Weekend 1st to 3rd September
6. Black Country Boat Festival 8th to 10th September
7. Stourbridge Festival 14th and 15th October

Volunteer crew will be required for all of these. Please let us know in the Office using this email Contact Form, or ‘phone 0121 550 1355 or of course in person. Item 4 coincides with the IWA meet at Pelsall and you need not volunteer for all three; just the one that you are available for.

Work Parties

General Work parties are held on the first Sunday of every month at Hawne Basin starting at 09:00.

Dredger Work Parties are held on the 3rd weekend of every month, Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 onwards

All volunteers will be very welcome!

Safety footwear please. Hats, gloves, hot drinks and biscuits provided
Everyone welcome.