Month: March 2020

Surprising historical links with Basingstoke Canal

From a Victorian ‘message in a bottle’, a tragic World War 1 story, through to a 21st century hi-tech drone, the history surrounding Basingstoke Canal is amazing. Here are just some of the stories, the detective work that surrounds them and how our Social media Manager, Ian Sims, is leading the campaign to build awareness […]

Young Basingstoke Canal volunteer finds the right path

My Name is Martin Thompson. I’m aged 23 and have been volunteering with Basingstoke Canal Society for the last three years. I first found out about the need for volunteers when I was walking home along the Canal and saw a sign asking for volunteers to help with the conservation of the Canal. I thought […]