General Volunteer Information
NEW! Used Book Shop at the Stroud Show

Alan and Anna Watts need additional volunteers to help in setting up and taking down a Book Shop Marquee at the Stroud Show in Stratford Park on Saturday 21st July.
Further details are available on the Used Book Shop Message Board under "Activities and Rosters".
If you can help please contact Alan or Anna Watts on 07976 617983. If you can man the stall for an hour or two in the morning or afternoon let us know on the same number.
We can also be contacted by email on a.f.watts@btinternet.com

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.

JULY
18th Wednesday - East End meeting at the Trout Inn, Lechlade from 19:30*
21st Saturday - Used Book Shop Marquee at the Stroud Show - see details above

AUGUST
6th Monday - Project Managers Meeting (PMM) at Brimscombe Port 16:30
15th Wednesday - East End meeting at the Trout Inn, Lechlade from 19:30*

SEPTEMBER
3rd Monday - Project Managers Meeting (PMM) at Brimscombe Port 16:30 (tbc)
18th Tuesday - Stroudwater Session, details to follow
19th Wednesday - East End meeting at the Trout Inn, Lechlade from 19:30*

INFO: Data Protection Policy

Our Data Protection Policy 2018 is now available to view on SafetyNet. The Cotswold Canals Trust is committed to continual improvement of our data management procedures to protect the privacy of those we work with and those that support us. This responsibility applies to all persons within the organisation that process personal data, under the guidance of CCT's Data Protection Group.

But don't forget, as volunteers, your data matters too! You can find out more information on your personal rights from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) here - https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/

The data protection group currently meets every six weeks and comprises:
Chris Lambert, Diana Edwards, Jude Lindley, Lisa Mant, Shelley Anderson.
If you have any questions about how we handle personal data, or suggestions for improving our procedures, then please contact Jude on mail@cotswoldcanals.com
[Posted 15/06/18]

INFO: CCT Operational Management Meeting Notes - May 2018

The CCT Operational Management Meeting Notes for May 2018 are available to view in the CCT Operational Meeting Notes Message Board under Activities and Rosters. [Posted 30/05/18]

INFO: WRG Group Vists in 2018

Information on WRG (Waterway Recovery Group) vists to the Cotswold Canals during 2018 are available to view under "Activities and Rosters", select "Work Parties" and "Message Boards only", then to the “WRG - Various Group Visits 2018” Message Board. [posted 25/04/18]

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.

INFO: The Team Leaders Handbook Version 1.1 - January 2018

The updated Team Leader's Handbook is available for all CCT volunteers to view via SafetyNet on the Connect menu. In SafetyNet, go to "Policies and Procedures" to view. Posted 10/02/18.

INFO: Summit Section Work Party - Sunday

Details of the next Summit Section Work Party will be available to view in Connect under "Activities and Rosters", select "Work Parties" and "Message Boards only", then click on "Work Parties - Summit Level". [posted 26/03/18]