We have transport!

The WCBS would like to give a huge thanks to Paul and Lynnette of Dutton Dry Dock Ltd, for coming to the rescue and donating a Land Rover Discovery, which has solved a major vehicle problem after our old van failed it’s MOT badly. We’re now in the market for

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Please help us buy a Van!

Hello, I’m Chris Leah, also known as The Ashton Boatman. In the video below I’m in The Wooden Canal Boat Society’s charity shop. It’s closed at the moment because of the Pandemic. We might be able to open again in a few weeks time if we’re allowed to, but we’ve

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Charity Shop Open

We are delighted to announce that the shop will be open from Monday 7th September 10am. Collections and deliveries will be Tuesdays and Thursdays for the first few weeks and then hopefully this will be extended. Please note due to the current restrictions we are only able to collect or

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Corona Virus information

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and following Government instructions, our charity shop will remain closed until further notice. We have also had to cancel all of our recycling trips for April and May which is a devastating blow to our operations. However, I’d like to see everybody alive and

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Autumn Newsletter

The Autumn newsletter is now out. Anyone expecting an emailed copy should have received it at the weekend. Anyone expecting a paper copy it is snailing it’s way to you at this moment and you should be receiving it in a few days time. Anyone not expecting a copy who

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We are an accredited Training Centre

We are now an Accredited Training Centre. We can now train crew to nationally recognisable standards and give out certificates awarded by The National Community Boats Association. The final inspection was on Saturday. Dave, Mick and Phil were the guinea-pig pupils in Chris’ practical exam, although, as a by-product, we

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Looking forward

Our 2017 AGM was held in the shop yesterday. We would like to welcome Tony Hewitson to the Trustee team to join with Dan Cocker. Kath Walls has stood down to concentrate on finance and Dave Wilson has also stood down to concentrate on his life !! Many thanks to

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