Subject: Restoration Workshop 2018 - Book Now!

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The 2018 Waterway Restoration Workshop, jointly run by the Inland Waterways Association and Canal & River Trust, is on Saturday 14th April at South Wolverhampton and Bilston Academy. This years theme is 'Restoring Confidence'.

This free training workshop is aimed at waterway restoration groups and hopes to give volunteers support and information to assist in the development of their schemes. It is also a great opportunity for those passionate about waterway restoration to share and discuss ideas.

The full agenda has now been confirmed - please click here to view agenda.
Session 1: Community Engagement
Nick Cleaver, The Community Roots Project

Session 2: Water Management
Adam Comferford, Canal & River Trust

Session 3: Running a successful campaign
Claire Norman, Friends of the Earth/CPRE
Session 4: Safety Focus: Multi-agency working on site and how to work safely Mike Palmer, WRG Chairman

Session 5: Influencing behaviours within your group
Tony Stammers, Head of Safety, Canal & River Trust


Our 50 minute breakout sessions give you the opportunity to find out more about a specific topic and discuss in a smaller group.

Breakout Sessions - Morning
(choose one to attend)

Working with Young People & Safeguarding:
Lucie Unsworth & Edd Moss, CRT's Volunteering Team

Running a Successful Community Engagement Programme:
Lizzie Dealey, Pocklington Canal

Social Media: Making it work for you:
Alicen Stenner, IWA's Marketing Manager

Improving volunteer management within your organisation:
Judith Pope, IWA's Branch  Engagement Officer/ ex-Sustrans employee

Breakout Sessions - Afternoon (choose one to attend)

Over or under - how to engage with major infrastructure projects:
Peter Walker, Canal & River Trust

A ticking time-bomb - when did you last review your constitution:
Neil Edwards, Chief Executive

Peter Birch, Canal & River Trust

Please pass this email onto any of your members/volunteers who might be interested attending the 2018 Restoration Workshop.  

Kind Regards
Restoration Hub
t: 01494 783 453 ext 604
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