Wiltshire group DEVELOPs a real interest in canal

Group DEVELOPs a real interest in canal

Group DEVELOPs a real interest in canal

First published in News

Staff from DEVELOP, which supports voluntary and community groups in Wiltshire, learnt more about the work of one group when they visited the Wilts & Berks Canal for a sunshine cruise.

Skipper Mike Lang even let staff have a go at steering the Dragonfly.

The Trust aims to develop and restore the canal, which has been derelict for many years, and eventually re-connect the North Wilts Canal and the Kennet and Avon Canal near Melksham.

Dragonfly offers trips on the only currently navigable section, from Old Town in Swindon.

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