The Spring 2016 of our members magazine is now out. It contains lots of news about our activities along the lovely K&A including our bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund for Crofton and progress of the new Bruce Branch.
If you didn't get a printed copy, you can view it HERE on Issuu.
If that doesn't work, you can download a copy HERE
And, if you'd prefer a printed copy, please call our office on 01380 721279 and we'd be delighted to send you one.
Trust Council met on 2nd February. Trustees reviewed management accounts for December 2015 and noted a satisfactory outcome above budget and with an end year cash balance of £182k.
Trustees also reviewed work on the 'Our Crofton' project and authorised branch chairman, Peter Turvey, to submit a Stage One bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund. Details of that bid are available in the news post below. The minutes of the meeting are available HERE.
On 25th February, the Trust submitted a bid to the Heritage
Lottery Fund (HLF) for funding for essential repairs at Crofton and to develop
better interpretation, activities and visitor facilities to attract a wider and more diverse audience, thus securing Crofton’s
future. The project is entitled: Our
Crofton Story: its Buildings and its Peoples
The public parts of the bid document are availableHERE
We're looking for a new Health & Safety Adviser to help us keep our volunteers, staff, customers and other visitors safe. The role covers all our activities including our buildings, our 8 boats and our mighty beam engines at Crofton. It's a varied and flexible role and provides the opportunity for someone with the right skills to enable us to carry on our wonderful work along the canal whilst maintaining our excellent safety record. Details of the role are available HERE
Trust Council met on Tuesday 5th January. It reviewed early indications of financial performance for 2015; considered the work starting up management of the Bruce Trust fleet; and work under way at Crofton over winter. The minutes of the meeting are available HERE