Welcome to the October 2022 edition of On The Button
An urgent appeal - Funding to acquire Uffington Gorse
Uffington Gorse comprises 9 acres of accessible mature woodland and 200m of the Wilts & Berks canal. It is located about 1km to the east of Uffington village, close to the eastern boundary of our West Vale branch.
Click below to see full details of the appeal
Extension of the Wilts & Berks Canal at Wichelstowe
Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes in partnership with Swindon Borough Council, Wichelstowe LLP, has submitted a planning application for a new stretch of canal including a continuous pedestrian connection and other ecological improvements.
Click below to see more details and view the video
Widening of slipway at Pewsham
Recent work at Pewsham has seen us widening the towpath and slipway to make it easier to launch our boat The Mary Archard
Shrivenham Canal Park Murals
New murals have been installed in Canal Park
The October draw has taken place. The winning tickets were: 1st prize = 104 2nd prize = 114 3rd prize = 19
The winning ticket numbers for 2020, 2021 and 2022 can be found at https://www.wbct.org.uk/get-involved/200club