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:

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 excavate and evaluate its remains and restoration potential.
  • Mark Hunt writes about the towpath restoration at our Buckingham Canal Nature Reserve, where our volunteers were assisted by the G4S Secure Training Centre at Milton Keynes.
  • Michael Freeman fondly remembers former BCS Chairman and Friends of Raymond Chairman, the late Steve Miles.
  • David O’Connor invites you to join us for a very special 25th AGM, featuring a presentation by Dr Susan Fern entitled ‘Anglo Saxon Treasure: Discovering the Lenborough Hoard’.
  • Alan Mynard concludes the story of the restoration of our recently acquired 1950s Johnson Pump.

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:

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 or telephone 07793 451958. Copy date for the next issue is the 1st May 2017.

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