Grant of £27,500 under the Landfill Communities Fund from Crappers & Sons Landfill received for the Studley/Chaddington connection: thanks to Crappers for all their support.
Presentation to Wiltshire Council’s Flood Group of possible use of the canal for flood prevention.
Meeting of Wiltshire Swindon & Oxfordshire Canal Partnership.
Appointment of Peter Brett Associates to prepare biodiversity study for the Oxfordshire section of the canal.
Positive meeting with IWA Restoration Committee at the Peterborough Arms, with an excellent lunch and good chat at the Cross Keys Bradenstoke. Thanks to the WBCT team for preparation of displays and for refreshments.
Very well-attended talk on the Wilts & Berks Canal to Melksham and District Historical Association; good support for the canal coming back into Melksham.
Further work on key appointments and team building within the new Executive.
Office move to Canal Centre at Peterborough Arms. Many thanks to all those who helped in all sorts of ways, forward planning, moving desks and boxes, cleaning, installing phone and IT systems, sending flowers, making cups of tea: a real team effort!
The new contact details are: Wilts and Berks Canal Trust, Dauntsey Lock Canal Centre, Dauntsey Lock CHIPPENHAM, SN15 4HD Tel: 0845 226 8567 Office hours remain the same
F&L Branch team win the Branch award at the very well attended MCC Quiz night: well done Nancy, Robin, Sheila and Susan.
Still looking for great photos of people and wildlife for the new web site: Contact Sheila Wade: firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t forget the online consultation survey for Pewsham Locks: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/63KKLDN