The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 97 Autumn 2018

We are pleased to inform you that The Buckingham Navigator – Issue 97 Autumn 2018 is now available to view or download online at:

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

  • Athina Beckett reveals how this year’s external organisation’s volunteer hours are on track to exceed last year’s record breaking levels.
  • Colin Levett details the amazing success he has had in procuring a succession of successful grant bids.
  • I bring a little wildlife into focus with some help from a couple of local recorders at Bourton Meadow.
  • Athina Beckett and Sharron Comerford discuss our biggest and most successful festival to date, all illustrated with some beautiful photos from Alan Mynard and Terry Cavender.
  • Society member Claire Conway-Crapp talks about this edition’s cover star – her trailboat TEAL and it’s new status as the first boat on the water at Cosgrove since the re-watering of the first section.

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 November 2018.

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