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Brimscombe Port Plans

New plans for a multi-million-pound waterside development were revealed at Brimscombe on Thursday 13th December Alison Fisk, Stroud District Council’s Head of Property Services said: “There was a great turnout to the consultation event. Generally, people were very supportive of the project and said that they were keen to see something happen at Brimscombe Port. […]

Tales from the Towpath

Fiona Eadie’s  new book — Tales from the Towpath Val Kirby spoke at the book launch at Stroud Museum in the Park Below is an extract from Val’s introduction No one knows exactly when human beings developed speech, but it was certainly hundreds of thousands of years ago. I feel sure that as soon as people […]

Vacancy for Volunteer Website Manager

Volunteer Website Manager Vacancy The imminent retirement of the Cotswold Canals Trust Website Manager means that the Trust seeks to appoint a new member of the Cotswold Canals Trust Communications Group. The website The website uses the popular WordPress operating system. Advice, guidance and technical support for the Volunteer Website Manager is given by a volunteer member of the Cotswold […]

Trow Magazine — Packed & Posted

Your Winter Trow is on the way to your letterbox Every three months volunteers despatch the seasonally published magazine to nearly 7,500 Cotswold Canals Trust members. Fifteen volunteers gathered at Zeta Printing Services at Thrupp on Thursday 1st November to pack the winter edition of the Trow in the record time of 2 hours. On completion, […]

Three Hundred Club — Autumn 2018 Draw

Autumn 2018 — Three Hundred Club Draw The Autumn 2018 Three Hundred Club draw recently took place at Cotswold Canals Trust Bell House Headquarters, Wallbridge Lock, Stroud. The draw was made by Gemma Foreman the newly appointed part-time administrator. Gemma comes to the Trust from Stroud District Council where she worked for 12 years in the […]

Canalside warehouse fire

A sad day for Stroud – Historic warehouse found ablaze The Fire and Rescue Service were called to Cheapside Wharf, Wallbridge at 4 pm yesterday Tuesday 21st August. The former Thames & Severn Canal Company Warehouse was found to be ablaze. Photo by Mel Ryan History This Grade II Listed building was built in 1828, as […]