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Volunteers needed for special Christmas event

Sunday, 14 October, 2018

The New Horizons Trust, which operates the New Horizons canal boat, is looking for volunteers on Friday December 7 when Father Christmas will take a magical lit evening boat ride from the New Horizons mooring to the Marple Social and Forces Club where he will meet as many children as possible.

Santa arrives by boat on a magical illuminated journey

Tuesday, 07 November, 2017

Santa Claus is coming to town on Friday evening 1st December, swapping his sleigh ride for a 'Santa cruise' on New Horizons narrow boat - a must-see for the little ones in the family.

New chapter for New Horizons

By Matthew Corrigan on Sunday, 19 March, 2017

A new chapter is set to open for the Stockport Canal Boat Trust as 'New Horizons' is made ready for the 2017 season.

The countdown to Christmas starts here

Wednesday, 23 November, 2016

THE countdown to Christmas starts here - with a fabulous fun-filled weekend, guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit.

Lee Kershaw, proud to be Stockport’s Young Citizen of the Year 2015

By Helen Rogers on Tuesday, 15 March, 2016

Fifteen year old Lee Kershaw has been fund-raising since the age of ten. He joined his older brother Paul in their mission to help children with special needs and disabilities. Their brother, Carl, has a disability and this led Lee and Paul to realise at an early age the importance of providing the correct facilities, opportunities and experiences for people with additional needs.