Local waterways charities and organisations

Canal and River Trust

The Canal and River Trust is the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways.

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Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Don Catchment Rivers Trust has been established to help protect and restore the rivers in the River Don catchment area.

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Ethel Trust Community Barge

The Ethel Trust Community Barge is a registered charity, No: 700389, providing boating trips to a wide range of community groups.

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Humber Keel and Sloop Preservation Society

The society preserves and sails examples of Keels and Sloops in their traditional waters, promotes their historical significance, and passes on skills to maintain and sail these vessels.

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Friends of the Blue Loop
(River Stewardship Company)

The Friends of the Blue Loop is an entirely volunteer led organisation that aims to maintain and improve the area known as the ‘Blue Loop’. This is an 8 mile stretch of waterway including the River Don from Sheffield City Centre to Meadowhall and the Tinsley Canal.

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Sheaf and Porter Rivers Trust

The Sheaf and Porter Rivers Trust is about; – Restoring Sheffield’s wildlife habitats – Creating a City image for Sheffield. – Celebrating Sheffield’s heritage – River stewardship – Continuous public access – Adapting to climate change.

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Swinton Lock Activity Centre

Swinton Lock is a community based charity developed in 2004 to meet the education and social needs of the communities in Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley and Dearne Valley, focusing on those who through disability, social and economic disadvantage face barriers to accessing these opportunities elsewhere.

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Yorkshire Ex-Commercial Barge Club

A club for ex-commercial barge owners, supporters, and enthusiasts.

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