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Canal Ken
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Hello again If you have managed to find this blog again apologies that there has been a gap in publishing as I had decided  the old Wilts & Berks Weekly had run its course and that it was time to start again its lust its taken a while!!!. So on a somewhat l...
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Legacy
No I am not going to write about leaving something in your will to the Wilts & Berks (but that would of course be much appreciated) however a recent visit to London put these thoughts in my mind. Firstly its holiday time so I am afraid this weekly column is...
Legacy
Legacy
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Legacy
No I am not going to write about leaving something in your will to the Wilts & Berks (but that would of course be much appreciated) however a recent visit to London put these thoughts in my mind. Firstly its holiday time so I am afraid this weekly column is...
Legacy
Legacy
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The Wilts & Berks at the centre of Swindon life
I have written much about the ambitions to bring the Wilts & Berks back to the centre to Swindon but perhaps time just to pause and have a good look at where the canal is currently being built. When I first became involved in the Wilts & Berks there was a h...
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I have written much about the ambitions to bring the Wilts & Berks back to the centre to Swindon but perhaps time just to pause and have a good look at where the canal is currently being built. When I first became involved in the Wilts & Berks there was a h...
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A green and pleasant waterway
 If you regularly follow this blog you will know that we currently have our boat in Birmingham  and we are now just starting a few exploratory cruises from our moorings close to Brindley Place.   We certainly have plenty of choice of where to go, so this we...
A green and pleasant waterway
A green and pleasant waterway
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People Power- where there's a will....
Perhaps the biggest challenge to bringing the Wilts & Berks back to life is a natural scepticism that it can be done at all. We acknowledge ourselves that its the longest restoration in the UK so why should a major infrastructure scheme promoted by a volunt...
People Power- where there's a will....
People Power- where there's a will....
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A journey of 70 miles
The journey of a thousand miles that might have started with a single step is not quite comparable with rebuilding the 70 miles of the Wilts & Berks Canal but sometimes it feels that way! The equivalent of that first single step was taken many years ago, pe...
A journey of 70 miles
A journey of 70 miles
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You can be Heroes for more than just one day
This weeks blog title paraphrases a famous David Bowie song which thankfully I am not attempting to sing ! You will probably have seen that last Thursday was a press day on the Wilts & Berks part of the Heritage Heroes project. Funded by the Peoples Postcod...
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By the waterside
If you read last weeks blog you will know that a number of us are trying to persuade the wider world, and Government in particular, why they should engage with the volunteer movement to fully restore the country's lost canals. I would be very interested in ...
By the waterside
By the waterside
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