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Club Contact:

Secretary - Stan Harrison

Mob: 07767 272403




79 Blackburne Close

Longbarn, Padgate




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Copyright: South Manchester Angling Club 2013.

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Telephone: 01925 811857   -   Email:





2016 Work Party Dates:  

Future Work Party Dates:  

We appreciate members have commitments at weekends so in future we will try to post dates early for Work Parties.  These might have to be changed so members should check to make sure any dates published are current.


Please note; to avoid interrupting members pleasure most fishery maintenance is done during what used to be the old close season i.e. 15th March to the 15th June that some of us still believe should have been retained but unfortunately has not. As a result we have to arrange work parties when we have manpower available that does on occasion interrupt members plans that we apologise for.  It is though worth reminding members the work carried out is for the benefit of all the membership not just the individuals who regularly volunteer their time doing it.


2017 Work Party Dates :

  • 9th April - Green Lane - 8am start - Completed.

  • 7th May - Green Lane - 8am start - Completed.

  • 4th June - Green Lane - 8am start - Completed

  • 25th June - Green Lane - 8am start - Completed

  • 13th August - Heron Pool 8am Start Completed

  • 3rd September - Green Lane 8am start - Completed

  • 24th September - Green Lane 8am start - Completed






Members interested in attending to note; all work parties are held on a Sunday morning starting @ 8am finishing @ approximately 12-00 - 1300hrs. Members owning petrol powered or other tools who can bring them to help with the fishery maintenance would be welcome.


One of the clubs officers will be on hand to give a work briefing to organise and let those attending know what jobs has been planned and work we feel should be prioritised.  Depending on the ammount of work to be done we do on occasion give each person a ''Work Party Information sheet''containing details of the work with some information/guidelines the club wishes all club members in future to understand the importance of.  Please note; on reverse side of this you will also find a number of ''Health & Safety'' guidelines for members attending work parties.  In addition, I can confirm the club will make available a range of protective wear to include gloves, glasses & helmets for those involved in the cutting or removal of trees and/or branches, if required.


Health & Safety is deemed very important so the club have decided to make someone responsible and available who can deal with any injuries or offer advice to get help anyone with a health issue.  That person will be for the foreseeable future Roy Mills who does have the relevant certification to do this if required. The club will also provide Roy with a ''First Aid Kit'' that he will make sure is available when required.


Those attending, given there is sufficient numbers can look forward to a mid-morning breakfast consisting of Bacon, Sausage & Egg Butties.


Members can find reports about previous work parties by looking under the News menu.  

Updated 21st June 2017 by Stan Harrison - Secretary