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Volunteer with us – New Sunday Outdoor Work Parties

Volunteer with us – New Sunday Outdoor Work Parties Beginning 7th April 2019 and continuing on the first Sunday of each month from 9.30am to 3.30pm. Meet at 9.30am outside the Cotswold Canals Trust Bond’s Mill Visitor Centre, Bond’s Mill Business Estate, Bristol Road, Stonehouse, GL10 3RF Parking is adjacent to the building. These are informal […]

Help Required – Bookshop Volunteers

Cotswold Canals Trust Bookshop Volunteers – Help Required Bookshop Supervisor The Cotswold Canals Trust requires volunteers to supervise the Secondhand Bookshop at Brimscombe on Thursdays and alternate Saturdays. Duties would include: Opening up before 10am Cashing up and closing at 4pm Some minimal supervision of volunteers is also involved The duties can be shared between […]

Wildlife Watch – Session Five – Sharpness

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 […]

Vacancy for a Professional Fundraiser – Ambassador

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 […]

Wildlife Watch – Session 4 – Coombe Hill

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 […]