Welcome to the new WBCT online blog

Here you can find regularly updated, bite size stories about all things canal related. 



Gordon OlsonNew year's greetings from the CEO

I hope you all had the most cheering Christmas possible, given the effects of the Covid-19 restrictions on travel and partying. It’s time now to look forward to 2021 and think about what we want for ourselves and the Wilts & Berks canal project.

5fc0bff4da628New rules following Lockdown 2

From December 2nd 2020 the goverment is replacing the national lockdown with a regionally-differentiated approach, where different tiers of restrictions apply in different parts of the country.

DSCF0741November Photo Competition

This month we love this gorgeous snap of swans and cygnets on the canal.

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This month we are looking for some festive themed photos, as the winners will be on our website through December.

Screenshot 2020 11 12 at 12.09.39 PMWBCT Talk

John Farrow has uploaded a brilliant video about the WBCT, with an introduction to the trust as well as some information on future plans.

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This month we love this Autumnal snap of cololurs starting to change on the canalside trees.

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It is with great sadness that we have to announce that we will NOT be running Santa trips aboard Dragonfly this year.

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These illustrations show just how much new canal there will be in a few years' time in Swindon.

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Once again, we've had such a high standard and have had to choose two winners... We may just have to make this the norm!