|No 66 Dragonfly Autumn 1997|
Chair Chat mentions the forming of another Trust - Cricklade Corridor Trust. Also reported is that N Wilts DC (as a member of the W&B Trust) is taking steps to purchase land which contains half a mile of Canal which has come onto the market.
Around the Branches looks at work and events along the line from Bristol & Bath to Abingdon. Melksham reports on 2 successful events - the West Wilts Show and the Semington Boat Rally. From West Vale there is a report on the "soon & rapid" progress on the Shrivenham Canalside Park. Wootton Bassett are to host the National Trail-Boat Festival in May 1998.
History File; a further extract on the Wilts & Berks Canal from Henry Taunt's "Illustrated Map of the Thames" describing the Canal from Swindon to Semington.
Henley; A Personal View. Tim Preece's account of IWA National Waters Festival
Conservation Corner A simple A to Z associated with the Canal Environment Part 10 J for Jumpers - animal and vegetable !