Welcome to the January 2022 edition of On The Button
CEO's January 2022 update
Branches are being invited to bid for new project funds from HQ
New Welfare Unit for Melksham, Calne and Chippenham Branch
Although MCC Branch had an old caravan they used as a mini welfare unit, it was decided they needed one to meet industry standards.
Click the link for details
Planting at Wichelstowe
Daffodils and trees have been planted at Wichelstowe this month.
You can find more details at the link below.
Kenn Tagg is retiring as a member of our West Vale work party team. Kenn has kindly worked with Ian Mitchell and Marsha Miles to create a Just Giving campaign with the aim of raising £5,000 for the secure storage of expected new equipment on our site at Canal Park, Shrivenham.
The web address for Kenn’s campaign is https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/Kennscanal . We really appreciate Kenn’s thoughtful plan and encourage you to make a contribution to help the busy team in West Vale. If you are a UK taxpayer Just Giving can take care of collecting Gift Aid and adding it to your contribution.
WBCT Online Talks
The first in the series of monthly online talks took place on the 27th January. The talk given by John Henn was an Introduiction to the Wilts & Berks Canal. It was recorded and is available to watch on our YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/V18MG4PjgJQ
The next talk on 24th February will be: Restoration of the Montgomery Canal by Michael Limbrey. Details of how to join the talk will be circulated a few days before.
There are only a few weeks left to buy tickets for this years 200 Club. The closing date for applications is 21st February 2022. If you would like to participate go to https://www.wbct.org.uk/get-involved/200club
The winning ticket numbers for 2020 and 2021 can be found at https://www.wbct.org.uk/get-involved/200club