Woodland Trust donated 420 native whips to be planted at the CRT triangle of land adjacent to the winding hole at Little Tring. The planting which was delayed by the second lockdown has been rearranged for Thursday 17th and Friday 18th December, contact email@example.com if you can help.
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We were delighted to receive from Nigel Harper, a collection of 3 videos which he has produced. They show the Wendover Canal from Bulbourne to Wendover, and the wildlife we can all enjoy along the way.Part 1 https://youtu.be/LUZb3yA7j6MPart 2 https://youtu.be/XSFgHr6AEoYPart 3 https://youtu.be/gsbVXMZWIGU
We can all share in the pride and esteem in the news of our Patron David Suchet receiving a well earned knighthood in the recent Royal Birthday Honours list. Sir David is no stranger to the Wendover Arm Trust, having supported us for many years. In another ‘first’ he was aboard the first boat to go […]
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.
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 […]
BBC1’s Countryfile programme recently filmed on our section of the Grand Union Canal, including Tringford Pumping Station. We were disappointed not to be involved, but are keen to see the result. I (your webmaster) have discovered that the resulting programme will be shown on BBC1 on Sunday July 5th 5.35pm-6.35pm. I have also collated some […]