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Inglesham Lock Update — Summer 2018

Waterway Recovery Group — Report by Rick Barnes Rick Barnes — Waterway Recovery Group Director, Trustee and Deputy National Chair of the Inland Waterways Association Background of the Inglesham Lock Project In late 2009 Cotswold Canals Trust were given the opportunity to acquire Inglesham lock and in 2010, the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) launched the Tom […]

Three Hundred Club — Summer Draw 2018

The Summer 2018 draw took place on 2nd July at Cotswold Canals Trust Bell House Headquarters, Bell House, Wallbridge Lock, Stroud. The Three Hundred Club is the Cotswold Canals Trust lottery held every January, April, July and October. The Summer draw was made by Lisa Mant, who joined Cotswold Canals Trust in December 2017 as […]

2019 Calendar now available

A compilation of canal scenes So, here we are at the midpoint of 2018! Time then to consider our future dates and celebrations. CCT Photographer  Mike Gallagher’s stunning calendar compilation of canal scenes is now available online and at three Visitor Centres. Click here, or on the image above, to purchase online for £9.95 Or save […]

Severn Trent Water Volunteers at Dock Lock

Severn Trent Water Volunteers at work on The Stroudwater Navigation Stroud District Council Volunteers Coordinator Ian Moody reports on the visit of Severn Trent Water Community Programme Volunteers. “On Wednesday 6th June, we welcomed a huge corporate team building group from Severn Trent Water. No less than 36 people turned up, resplendent in the sky […]

Passenger boat crew rescue dog walker

Passenger Boat crew rescue man struggling in deep water The boat ‘Perseverance’, crewed by volunteers Bob Mulkerrin and Keith Jones, was engaged in the short trips service from Ebley Wharf on Saturday 2nd June. As he steered the boat away from Ebley Wharf towards Ryeford Locks, Keith Jones noticed a young man jump, fully clothed, into the […]

Fact finding cruise makes history

VIP group on a fact-finding & familiarisation cruise Stroud District Council’s Canal Manager Dave Marshall hosted a VIP group on a fact-finding and familiarisation cruise on board Cotswold Canals Trust Passenger Boat Perseverance on Friday 25th May. The 28ft long, 12 seat passenger boat carried the dignitaries from Wallbridge to Bowbridge and back. Dave took the […]