Month: December 2020

Society 2021 Calendar Now Available

Entries from this year’s photo competition were selected to appear The Basingstoke Canal Society has just had a very successful photographic competition year and has used the pick of the entries to produce a beautiful 2021 wall calendar which is now on sale, raising money for the Canal. They are A5 size with a stunning […]

BCA Update Dec 2020

Canal Manager Fiona Shipp explains the works going on along the Canal this Winter Our winter work programme is now underway with towpath side vegetation cutting already having taken place on Ash Embankment. The softbank works (work to repair sections of towpath bank that have eroded usually due to wear from dogs clambering in and […]

Going Greener

Society acquires electric hedge cutters for workparties The Canal Society has recently bought 2 Stihl electric hedge cutters to be used by the Volunteer work parties working under the guidance of the Basingstoke Canal Authority. The rechargeable hedge cutters mean that the small teams of 6 people that we now work in have greater capability […]