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Rescued swan safely back at Saul

Rescued swan returns On Saturday 4th August RSPCA Inspector Richard Carr and the crew of Cotswold Canals Trust trip boat Endeavour saved a swan from a bout of aggression between swans at Saul Junction. Two weeks later on Sunday 19th, after a spell in a wildlife hospital, a fitter, stronger and well-nourished swan was returned to […]

Trip Boat Volunteers in Swan Rescue at Saul

Afternoon peace shattered at Saul Hissing, splashing and heavy wingbeats broke the afternoon peace at Saul Junction on Saturday 4th August. A gang of aggressive swans were seen carrying out attacks on one of their number. The victim swan, already weak and in distress, was seeking shelter between the boats on the Gloucester – Sharpness […]

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 […]