We’ve been doing an extended 2 week work party while it’s almost dry, though for the first few days it’s been too hot for comfort. Tony Borrill supplied the first picture of construction under way at Bridge 4, while Steve Bonser sent the other 3 pictures of ready-mix being delivered and laid to complete the […]
Monthly Archives: August 2020
We have recently heard of the death of Peggy Batchelor. Peggy was 103 years old when she died and was still helping at our events and the big festivals we had until her late eighties – usually on a stall selling raffle tickets. An obituary will appear in the next newsletter.
This is a call for brick and block work volunteers, please email Tony.Bardwell@wendoverarmtrust.co.uk if you can help. We have been able to start work on the walls at Bridge 4 including where the stop plank channels are mounted. The block work is done but the brick work still needs to be finished. We have volunteers […]
We have rarely said enough about the environmental benefits of our restoration of the Wendover Canal. One of our volunteers Tony Borrill said this, and supplied these pictures: “The English countryside is full of amazing butterflies. Wandering down the canal today I counted 44 butterflies in 15 minutes including the Gatekeeper, Brimstone, Meadow Brown and […]