About Nigel Wooltorton

Club chairman.

Plastic Patrol

Mercia Canoe Club helped Plastic Patrol on Coventry Canal on Monday Aug 6. More plastic and rubbish taken out of the canal. Together we covered 2.5 miles from the City Centre. Thanks to Lizzie from www.plasticpatrol.co.uk and CRT for organising.

Coventry Canal Basin Plastic Patrol Event

Monday August 6th from 9:30 a.m. there is a litter pick event starting from the canal basin.

All you need to do is join Plastic Patrol in their efforts by collecting some of the rubbish you see along your way. Litter picker and refuse sacks will be supplied, and they’ll even dispose of the rubbish. Canoes and kayaks available for Mercia Paddlers.

See link for info        https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/events/2018-08-06-plastic-patrol-coventry-canal

Lizzie Carr, Plastic Patrol





Canal Clearance

Mercia club members did a canal clearance in April and October. We worked on the 2 miles out to Swan Lane Wharf. In October we collected; 28 large black bags of plastic, bottles, cans, rubbish
1 bike frame
1 shopping trolley
1 sign
1 wheelie bin