General Volunteer Information
REMINDER! Summit Section Work Party - Sunday 22nd October

Details of the next Summit Section Work Party on Sunday 22nd October are now available to view under "Activities and Rosters", select "Work Parties" and "Message Boards only", then click on "Work Parties - Summit Level".

NEW! Heritage Lottery Fund Navigation of Phase 1A

The planned HLF navigation of Phase 1A has now been re-scheduled to Friday, 10th November.
Further details will be announced in due course.

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES - Please scroll down to view full list

To view Message Boards (for items marked *) follow the "Activities and Rosters" link in the Menu.

Mondays & Wednesdays from 08:30: Maintenance Activity at Western Depot*
Mondays from 09:30: Eastern End Towpath Maintenance*
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 08:30: Maintenance Activity at Eastern Depot*
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:00: Volunteer sessions aimed at people new to volunteering; meet at Bell House Wallbridge. CCT members also welcome.

OCTOBER
22nd Sunday - Summit Work Party at Coates 10:00 - 16:00 - see above
24th Tuesday - CCT Divisional Management Meeting at Brimscombe Port 16:15

NOVEMBER
10th Friday - HLF Navigation of Phase 1b - details to follow
19th Sunday - Summit Work Party at Coates 10:00 - 16:00
22nd Wednesday - East End meeting at the Trout Inn, Lechlade from 19:30*
22nd Sunday - Summit Work Party at Coates 10:00 - 16:00
28th Tuesday - CCT Divisional Management Meeting at Brimscombe Port 16:15

DECEMBER
10th Sunday - Summit Work Party at Coates 10:00 - 16:00
20th Wednesday - East End meeting at the Trout Inn, Lechlade from 19:30*

ONGOING: Volunteers - can you help the CCT Fundraising Team?

The CCT are undertaking a major fund-raising initiative to support the next phase of canal development and restoration including the latest Heritage Lottery Fund Bid. This phase will connect the Stroudwater Canal that has already been restored around Stroud to the national canal network at Saul Junction providing a wonderful local amenity for everyone. Here's how you can help:-

Social Media
Grant Applications
Contacting people
Research into
- Potential sponsors, grants, crowd funding & web-based funding related sites etc
Local Business Contacts
- Do you know an owner or key person in a local company who may be willing to sponsor us
Celebrity
- Do you know a celebrity who may be willing to support us or endorse our appeals?

If you would like to join us, please tick the Fundraising Team Activity on your Connect Registration, or contact fundraising@cotswoldcanals.com
or call the CCT Wallbridge office on 01453 752568

INFO: CCT Divisional Management Meeting Notes - AUGUST 2017

The CCT Divisional Management Meeting Notes and Action Plan for August 2017 are available to view in the CCT Divisional Meeting Message Board under Activities and Rosters.

INFO: WRG Work Parties 2017

Details of WRG (Waterway Recovery Group) and visiting Canal Groups to the Cotswold Canals during 2017 are now available under "Activities and Rosters", filter to "Work Parties" & "Message Boards".

INFO and ACTION: Training Records & Competence Certificates

For Health & Safety and Insurance reasons, Volunteer's Training & Competences records are maintained within Connect to ensure that only suitably trained or qualified volunteers use certain equipment.

If you possess a recognised qualification to operate specific machinery - e.g. chainsaws, brush cutters etc - please let me know and forward a copy of the appropriate certificate to cct-webmaster@teamconnect.org.uk.