Stroudwater Navigation – The Missing Mile

Preparations for the restoration of the canal are underway ahead of the Stroudwater Navigation Connected bid for funding to the Heritage Lottery Fund later this year. The Cotswold Canals Trust and Stroud Valleys Canal Company are preparing an outline planning application for the re-creation of the ‘Missing Mile’ of canal between the A38/A419 roundabout and Westfield Bridge, Eastington. Before […]

Canal Clearance

Creating an ‘open air classroom’ at Kempsford On Thursday, 11 June 2015 Cotswold Canals Trust volunteers, led by Jon Pontefract, gathered in Kempsford to begin work on a stretch of Thames and Severn Canal that has remained untouched since closure in the 1920s. (Click on the image to view a larger version) The task ahead The […]