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Royal Recognition of Restoration

Ten days of preparation & planning came to fruition on Friday 2nd February 2018 The Prince of Wales came to Wallbridge in Stroud to perform the official opening of the first phase of the restoration of the ‘Cotswold Canals’. His Royal Highness arrived at Wallbridge Upper Lock where proof of the restoration to date was […]

Wildlife Watch Report No. 1

Wildlife Watch from Wallbridge 17th January — Martin Wright reports With a smattering of snow, and freezing temperatures overnight, it was a surprise to find nine people waiting to set off from the Cotswold Canals Trust Visitor Centre at Wallbridge. In fact, it turned out to be very good morning, blues skies and unbroken sunshine accompanied […]

Stroudwater Sessions — The Mills of Stroud

The Mills of Stroud — After the Textiles Industry Join us at the Fromebridge Mill, Whitminster at 7.30pm on Tuesday 20th February for an evening of enlightenment on the mills in the valleys of Stroud. Chalford Stick Works Steve Mills, a member of the Gloucestershire Society of Industrial Archaeology explains… “Stroud was once a thriving centre […]