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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, […]

Wildlife Watch — Second Report

Martin Wright’s second Winter Wildlife Watch Report Brimscombe — 1st February Once again, there were ten of us for our second meeting of the season. We met at The Ship Inn, Brimscombe, and we were grateful for the use of their car park. We set off along the canal towpath to Gough’s Orchard Lock, and then […]