The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 91 Autumn 2016

We are pleased to inform you that The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 91 Autumn 2016 is now available to view or download online at:

https://www.buckinghamcanal.org.uk/events-and-news/newsletter/

As well as our regular features, this issue also includes:

  • Athina Beckett reports on the accelerated progress being made with the restoration of Bridge No1 Cosgrove, and the temporary damming of the canal at The Buckingham Canal Nature Reserve, in order to assist in it’s re-watering.
  • Doug Pell overseas the safe delivery of two used storage units at Cosgrove.
  • Athina Beckett tells us about this year’s very successful 23rd annual Cosgrove Canal Festival & Craft Fair.
  • Richard Dwight gives us a personal insight into what it’s like to volunteer at our annual festival.
  • Jim McIlroy provides an insight into how our Society is funded, the work to secure new grants from new sources, and how they have benefited our projects.

We would like to invite you all to visit our facebook page where you can join in the conversation and see photos of our latest achievements at:

https://www.facebook.com/BuckinghamCanalSociety

Please hit LIKE while you are there and be sure to share our posts on your wall so we spread the good news about the work we are doing.

We always welcome new ideas and articles for The Buckingham Navigator, so if you can help in any way with new features, stories, photographs or canal-related news that you feel could be included in future issues, please let me know by e-mail editor@buckinghamcanal.org.uk or telephone 07793 451958. Copy date for the next issue is the 1st November 2016.

We are interested to know your experiences with accessing The Buckingham Navigator online, so please send me an email with your thoughts and comments.

Ian Matson

The Buckingham Navigator Editor