Wildlife Watch — Third Report

Martin Wright’s Third Winter Wildlife Watch Report Stonehouse — 15th February Rather fewer members than usual for this meeting, but considering the weather forecast, a good turnout. With rain scheduled for mid-day, we decided take the canal tow path towards Ryeford and then look at more adventurous options. Low level hunting Before we set out […]

Council investment boosts restoration

Stroud District Council invest £3m in the restoration Plans to restore the canal between Stonehouse and Saul have been transformed by Stroud District Council’s decision to invest £3m in the project. The Cotswold Canals Trust is delighted with this huge boost to the project’s funds and this great statement of the confidence that the Council […]

Port pub purchased

Ship Inn purchased Stroud District Council recently announced that it has bought The Ship Inn at Brimscombe. The purchase is subject to contract and should be completed next month. The 18th century pub stands alongside the route of the Thames & Severn Canal and also alongside the Brimscombe Hill road. A fantastic opportunity Andy Nash, […]