The youngsters get kitted out for a paddle on the canal during yesterday's clean up

Cleaning up Camelon can be a real adventure

As photographer Michael Gillen’s great pictures show a group of committed young volunteers had plenty of fun rolling their sleeves up and cleaning up the refuse that has plagued the once picturesque stretch of canal that runs through Camelon.

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 4:53 pm

The big clean-up operation was made possible through cash awarded to Our Place Camelon and Tamfourhill by the Falkirk Great Place Heritage Lottery funded project, and with the support of Scottish Canals, Conservation Voluneers Scotland and Falkirk Council Waste Services.

Focusing on the stretch of canal which runs from Lock 16 and passes through the heart of Camelon to the Falkirk Wheel, the clear up began yesterday.

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