High winds and high tides – it looked like we might have a disappointing morning ahead of us Watching Wildlife at Sharpness Docks. We know that nature can still thrive amidst the industrial surroundings, and we hoped to see how well it was doing. But the birds we did see were hunched against the wind […]
The Cotswold Canals Trust (CCT) is looking to appoint a fundraiser – ambassador. Personable with high standing, they will have existing excellent personal contacts which will enable them to reach major business leaders and benefactors quickly on our behalf. They will have the track record and motivation to confidently raise significant additional funding for a […]
Still looking at models for the future wildlife habitats on Phase 1B we went to the Coombe Hill Nature Reserve managed by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT). With 260 acres (originally 50) of grazed wetland meadow alongside 3 miles of canal it was the obvious place to check out. The canal was built as wide as […]
Phase 1B Cotswold Canals Connected Project – The Missing Mile Planning Application The planning application for the Missing Mile between Oldbury Brook, just upstream of the buried Westfield Lock at the bottom of the Eastington Flight of locks on the Stroudwater Canal, and the A38 has been submitted to Stroud District Council by the Stroud […]
Canal Project Community Consultations Local people, community groups and businesses are all invited to a series of consultation events to ensure the community is at the heart of the canal restoration. Come and meet the team and find out how to get involved. Share your comments, thoughts and ideas on the canal restoration project.
CONNECT WEBMASTERS REQUIRED The Cotswold Canals Trust requires two Volunteers to take over the management of certain tasks of our Connect Volunteer database. Connect is an interactive management tool that enables: Activity Leaders to publicise events to the wider membership as details will appear online Roster Managers to compile rosters in an easily understandable […]