Free waterways training for under 25s in Bromley by Bow

YOUNG people can join a free training course where they can pick up skills in health and safety, leadership and publicity in Bromley by Bow on Monday. The Waterways Champions course for the 16s to 25s is run by green charity Thames 21 and will include

YOUNG people can join a free training course where they can pick up skills in health and safety, leadership and publicity in Bromley by Bow on Monday.

The Waterways Champions course for the 16s to 25s is run by green charity Thames 21 and will include a clean up of a reed bed along the River Lea near Three Mills Island.

Organiser Abby Kelly said: "The short course will cover various aspects including site selection, health and safety, publicity and promotion and leadership - all highly valuable transferable skills. People will also get to meet other like-minded young people, and receive a certificate and t-shirt when they've completed the one-day course."

It runs from 11am to 4pm but places are limited and need to be booked on a first come first served basis.

Contact Abby Kelly on 020 7213 0167 or abby.kelly@thames21.org.uk to book a place. Further details are on www.waterwaychampions.org.