Here are a couple of shots from Steve Bonser and Tony Bardwell showing our progress in December 2018. Steve’s picture shows a brighter Sunday when we were unrolling the bed-lining-roll – note the mud sticking inside the raised bucket of the dumper! Tony’s picture shows solid-blocking on the last day, Bridge 4 side of Whitehouses […]
Yearly Archives: 2018
The first shot below shows work in progress on the Bridge 4 side of Whitehouses, with Bridge 4 visible in the distance – and more work has been done since this was taken. The other 4 are a timeline of the same section just the other side of Whitehouses. All these are from Steve Bonser.
Good news – the first 4 pictures below show CRT’s dredging of the Wendover Canal on Friday 28/9/2018 near Stablebridge Road, Aston Clinton. This is in the unnavigable but in-water section of the arm, down which the water from Wendover must flow to reach the reservoirs, pump and main line.This appears to be much more […]
Further good restoration progress was made in September 2018. The first two pictures here (from Steve Bonser) show our new Assistant Restoration Director Tony Bardwell’s experiment in dropping the lining rolls down the side of the canal, without using the digger bucket to control the drop. Note that we are now working in front of […]
A glorious day – great to have Chiltern Canoe Club (plus dogs !) paddle boarding. We are grateful to Councillor Penny Hearn, Mayor of Tring who joined us for the afternoon and drew what has turned out be our last Grand Draw (see separate post).
Previous posts show the weather our work parties have suffered this year, now July and August 2018 have brought the opposite, too hot and dry!Most of the pictures below were taken by Steve Bonser on the July Sunday; the last 2 were taken by Tony Bardwell in August. Roger’s newsletter is also below.