Canal Connections East Manchester

Explore your local canal with Canal Community Liaison Officer Rhys Wynne. Meet at Lock 69 in Newton Heath for a walk along the Rochdale Canal. Email: for further info. For more about East Manchester Canal Connections see their facebook page

Newton Heath is set to have it’s very own canal side nature themed sculpture. Funding secured through Manchester City Council will enable artists to work with the community in Newton Heath to create the design through a series of design workshops in the next few months. If you would like to get involved the first sessions will take place on… Read more

The Waterways Trust is looking for keen walkers so more people in East Manchester can venture out along the area’s towpath and discover the array of wildlife that can be found on their doorstep. The Trust is running free Walk Leader training courses in February for anyone who wants to help people living in Newton Heath and Miles Platting to… Read more