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Saving on the Postage

Saving on the Postage Or, how the Wallbridge Webcam is serving people around the world… A strange sight greeted Wallbridge Lock Visitor Centre staff at 10am on New Years Day. Two gentlemen (of mature years) were seen jumping, giggling and waving from behind a twenty foot long banner on the pedestrian bridge. The banner bore […]

300 Club Winter Draw

Three Hundred Club Winter Draw News The Three Hundred Club is a private lottery for Trust members who ‘fancy a flutter’ or ‘love a lottery’The draw is held every January, April, July & October. For an annual stake of just £15, Trust members have the opportunity to win a first prize of £300.00 or more […]

WRG work at Inglesham

Another way to spend a holiday Whilst some choose the winter sales for interest and exercise Waterway Recovery Group volunteers have been working at Inglesham Lock. Martin Thompson has been busy in his Project Manager role leading a group of Waterway Recovery Group volunteers engaged in preparatory works at Inglesham Lock. Martin, who works for […]

Upper Mills Bridge Update

Early bird worker first to use new Upper Mills Bridge Upper Mills Bridge carried its first business traffic into the trading estate at Stonehouse on Friday 17th December. At 7.30am, an employee of Roots Systems found the way clear to cross the newly surfaced bridge. Britannia Construction project manager Phil Wyatt explained that whilst he […]

Cerney Wick Dredging @ An update

Cerney Wick Dredging – An update from Mike Hynd and John Maxted The dredging of the canal bed from Spine Road to Cerney Wick Roundhouse, begun by CCT volunteers in early September, has had a recent boost.  Gardiners Construction of Eastcombe near Stroud have very generously provided men and machines to level and profile the offside […]

Merrywalks Bridge Bulletin No.33

Merrywalks Bridge Bulletin No. 33 from Nigel Edgeworth Slad Brook culvert temporary works are now complete. This is comprised of temporary pipe to carry the flow of water from the culvert to the canal. See photo below. We have managed to get a good seal on the pipe where it connects into the culvert. We […]