Big Green Mud Moving Machine

Onward ever onward The crew of the Cotswold Canals Trust ‘Dredger No.5’ have been working hard at their endeavours to get the ‘big green mud moving machine’ to Lodgemore Bridge and beyond. Bob Hallam reports… “Today, we started to make seriously good progress through Chestnut Lane (formerly ‘Gasworks’) Bridge. But then…after a couple of tries, […]

Interwoven artistry at Ebley

Illustration installed in Central Square Central Square at Ebley Wharf recently became an even more attractive waterside location to live, visit and relax. The Stroudwater Redevelopment Partnership commissioned local illustrator Tracy Spiers to produce the 9ft by 7ft mural, ‘Interwoven’, for installation at Kitsch Café. 20th July — Installation at Ebley  by the Roman Glass Team… […]

Brewery Wall refurbishment begins

Work starts on Brewery Wall at Wallbridge A £60k grant from Gloucestershire County Council has allowed work to commence on refurbishing and preserving the partially collapsed brewery wall that forms the edge of the Thames & Severn Canal in Stroud. The stone wall, with its curious iron grille windows, was once the secure storage basement […]