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Award for Capels Mill

Capel's Mill Canal Realignment Award

Canal Realignment at Capels Mill is recognised in the 2014 Campaign to Protect Rural England (Gloucestershire) Awards. 

Viscount Bledisloe presents award

The 2014 CPRE (Gloucestershire) Awards were presented by Viscount Rupert Bledisloe on Wednesday 1st October, at the Gambier Parry Hall at Highnam.

Pictured with the award plaque and citation are, left to right, Dr Simon Dunn of Alun Griffiths Contractors, Ian Edwards, Stroud District Council Canal Project Manager and Mick Hurst, a volunteer on Stroud District Council’s (SDC) Tuesday & Thursday Team.

The CPRE citation states

For an inspired and elegant solution to the realignment of the canal in a location that posed a wide range of difficult engineering and environmental problems; and for using volunteers, local businesses and the community to help transform an old tip into an important area of waterside parkland.

You can help too

Click here to email SDC's Jon Pontefract if you would like to enjoy some outdoor exercise and achievement.

Click here ,or on the icon below, to find out more about the 2014 CPRE awards.