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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 […]

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… […]