Martin Leech

Accessible Boating win Queen’s Award

Accessible Boating Association is based on the Basingstoke Canal at Galleon Marine in Odiham. On 2nd June 2020 it became public knowledge that the Association had been granted the Queens Award for Voluntary Service. It’s a huge honour and acknowledges the efforts put in by all our volunteers for over thirty years of operating. Given […]

Volunteer profile: Canal Lengthsman

A Lengthsman’s Life A Lengthman’s life is varied and interesting. Not only do you learn to appreciate your little bit of the canal, there can be a gratifying sense of actually doing something about the maintenance of the canal and its environs.  I combine my lengthsman’s duties with walking my Springer Spaniel Poppy; she’s now […]