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Wildlife Watch — Session 8

Martin Wright reports on the 25th April Waterside Wildlife Watch We enjoyed a rare sunny day for our last meeting this spring. Eleven of us set out from St Cyrs Church at Stonehouse to ‘do the circuit’; over the meadows to Eastington and return via the canal towpath. Our route took us through the churchyard, […]

Heritage Lottery Fund news

Press Release: Joy at National Lottery backing to connect Stroud to national canal network 30 April 2018 A £23.4million Stroud District Council-led project to connect Stroud and Stonehouse to the nation’s inland waterway network by 2024 has been given a significant vote of confidence by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Stroud District Council and Cotswold Canals […]

Wildlife Watch — Session 7

Martin Wright reports on the 11th April Waterside Wildlife Watch Conditions were cold and wet again, but eleven hardy individuals turned up to explore the woodland and canal near Coates. We headed north through Hailey Wood, and despite the wintery weather there was bird song to be heard. Marsh, Great, Blue and Long-tailed Tits were […]