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The Whitchurch Waterway Trust owns and manages the Whitchurch Arm of the Llangollen Canal and seeks to extend it further towards the town centre.

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In 2017 EAFRD funded Stage One of the Canal Basin Project.    For details see /projects/eafrd-funded-stage-one

See the Meetings Page for information on the Trust's next meeting and minutes of past meetings.
See the Projects Page for information about volunteering, the Canal Extension and Basin Project and work to improve the canal arm and its surroundings.
Info from WWT Stand at Canal Festival 2019

News

2020 Canal Festival

The Canal Festival has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic plus the difficulties of having social distancing at the site of the Festival.

Please could those who have already sent fees email with bank details so that their fees can be returned.

TSB Presentation

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The Whitchurch Waterway Trust were very pleased to receive a cheque for £1091.47 from the Whitchurch branch of the TSB.

This has been raised by staff at the branch forWWT as their Charity Partner.

Our time as the TSB Charity Partner has now ended, but we thank the staff at the TSB for all the work they have done to raise funds for us.

The picture shows the WWT Chairman Chris Chambers receiving the cheque from TSB staff James Hayward(Manager) and Karen Broomhall on the Whitchurch Arm of the canal.

WWT EGM November 12th 2019

An Extraordinary General Meeting of The Whitchurch Waterway Trust was held at The Chester Suite, The Dodington Lodge Hotel, Dodington, Whitchurch SY13 1EN at 1930 on Tuesday 12th November 2019.

It had been resolved to convert WWT from a Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) at the April 2019 AGM. The Extraordinary General Meeting was held to resolve issues The Charity Commission have raised about our proposed CIO constitution, so that the conversion to a CIO can be progressed.

The formal meeting was followed by tea and coffee and a discussion about the long term aims of WWT and to explore support for re-establishing the canal as far as Sherrymill Hill (the old gas works site).

The material for this discusion can be viewed from this page WWT << future >>. This material is being developed a little further prior to a special meeting of the Trustees to be held on January 14th 2020 to start a process to review the future alternatives for the trust.

There is also information on CIO Constitution and WWT History and Plans at the About WWT Page .

Shropshire Union Canal Society
Cuttings Magazine see  www.shropshireunion.org.uk/the-society/magazine
Restoration Updates see www.shropshireunion.org.uk/website/updates

Whitchurch Town Website
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