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Merry Christmas

A very Merry Christmas from all the volunteers at the Basingstoke Canal Society. Thank you for all your support over the past 12 months and we look forward to sharing lots more news and updates with you during 2024. We hope you find time for that Christmas walk, cycle, run or even some time on […]

Fundraising Success!

After 2 years of fundraising within the local community and with much effort from manyBasingstoke Canal Society volunteers, we’re excited to announce that we have all the fundsrequired to proceed with the ordering and production of the Basingstoke Canal Society’s newelectric trip boat. The last £75,000 investment required came from a successful Your Fund Surrey […]


Dredging has been underway on the Canal in Hampshire for the last few weeks and is due to continue almost until the end of March. But what is dredging and why does the Canal need it? “dredge verb – to remove mud, stones, etc. from the bottom of a river, canal, etc.” [Oxford English Dictionary] […]