News

Part time vacancy – Building Futures

    Great news. We have been successful in partnering with Adviza and 11 other organisations in Buckinghamshire to secure funding until September 2019 for our current support worker and an additional part time post. This is jointly funded by the European Social Fund and Big Lottery Fund.   If you are interested in applying for […]

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Wat – er meter?

Tuesday Team session was planting a water meter to measure the water abstraction volumes at Bourton Meadow, Buckingham. Bryan, Tim, Mark, Anthony and Terry were joined by a duck and a few passing dog walkers  

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£10,000 boost to bridge fund

The Northampton Branch of the IWA were pleased to present a £10,000 boost to the Cosgrove bridge fund at the Buckingham Canal Society AGM on Saturday 18th March 2017. BCS Executive Officer Terry Cavender is pictured receiving the cheque from IWA Branch Chairman Bernard Morton. The funds have been made available as a part of […]

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Bourton Meadow water top up

Solar powered river abstraction pump now operational to keep the canal at Buckingham end topped up year round. Surplus water returns to the river. All necessary approvals from EA and land owner in place. Plenty of drinking water for the bunny rabbits now!!

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AGM and Social Evening – 18th March 2017

  It’s time to celebrate another year of The Buckingham Canal Society You are cordially invited to join us for our AGM and annual social gathering with cheese, wine and light refreshments. Help us celebrate 25 years of making restoration a reality. Learn about the canal bridge excavations at Cosgrove. Enjoy a talk by Dr. […]

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Bridge One – progress

Good progress on the bridge excavation which how’s now reached equilibrium with the canal water level. Tree stumps are out and we have started work to expose the remaining covered foundations for engineering assessment.  Work parties this Thursday 9th feb and Sunday 12th feb both meeting Lock Lane, Cosgrove at 10 am

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Cosgrove – MKDONS training ground

Today (27th Jan 2017) has seen a press announcement that MK Council Cabinet will discuss MK Dons’ training ground ambitions to build a training complex adjacent to the A509 between Newport Pagnell and Sherington, with the recommendation to approve the sale of land to the club. The BCS trustees make the following statement regarding the […]

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The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 92 Winter 2016

We are pleased to inform you that The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 92 Winter 2016 is now available to view or download online at: http://www.buckinghamcanal.org.uk/events-and-news/newsletter/ As well as our regular features, this issue also includes: Athina Beckett and Doug Pell describe the progress made at Bridge 1 since Canal & River Trust approved plans to […]

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WANTED

We are looking for people to help the Society in some key roles. If you are, or know someone who is, interested in helping the current team with some of the management tasks including: Recruiting new members Planting trees and vegetation management Event planning Fundraising Grant applications Lottery bids Social media Project Planning Or have […]

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Bridge One – continues

Work on Bridge 1 excavation continues. The team have now exposed the edge of the remaining parts of the arch on both sides as well as started to uncover the original towpath through the bridge at Cosgrove Volunteers for the next work parties on 1st, 8th and 11th Dec welcome 10am Lock Lane, Cosgrove   […]

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