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Big Bike Revival 2017
We are hosting BBR for the second year running as we seek to increase the number of people using our canals and the fantastic network of paths in and around our canal communities. Join us on 1st June at 11am for a led cycle from Lock 16 on the Forth & Clyde Canal to the Kelpies and on the 7th and 10th June at 11am for a led cycle from Lock 16 to Lock 20, Banknock. Refreshments and a reward for all who take part!
Re-Cycling with Re-Union
We have an exciting new project for 2017/2018 supported by Keep Scotland Beautiful Climate Challenge Fund: RE-CYCLING WITH RE-UNION CANAL BOATS. They will be delivering activities on and off the water to educate all on the impact of climate change, promote ways to reduce local carbon emissions including plans to get us all cycling, recycle and re-use waste, reducing fly tipping, compost our food waste and improve our local environment for the benefit of generations to come.
Volunteering with Lock Keeping in Partnership with Scottish Canals
Represent our fantastic social enterprise, your local area, waterway, community and yourself.
Welcome boaters and towpath visitors from all walks of life locally and from around the world.
Become part of an enthusiastic team working in the unique setting of our own Forth and Clyde Canal and around our local landmarks.
Develop new skills and learn more about Falkirk’s historical landmark.
Canal Communities Health All Round funded by People and Communities
Learn boating skills, access our tow paths, become a walk leader, learn information on our canals, share your healthy eating tips, try new ways of approaching your health and wellbeing, access ongoing volunteering opportunities and benefit from our own community green and blue spaces.
We can help you feel better and make a change.
Unique Employability Programme in partnership with Job Centre Plus
Are you of working age and claiming benefits?
Speak to your advisor NOW to register your interest.
Learn boating skills becoming a crew member whilst developing your employability opportunities and gaining other transferable skills amongst others in the same circumstances.
We can help you make changes towards a positive future.
Big Lottery – Investing in Ideas 2016/2017
Re-Union Canal Boats Ltd, £5,325 – Falkirk
This group wishes to start operating canal boat trips from The Helix in Falkirk run by volunteers. The trips would include bespoke options, educational trips and short trips to explore the area with a community cafe on board. The funding will be used for staff time to carry out a community consultation and market research.