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News article created on 28 May 2015

Have your say on on the South Wales and Severn Waterways

People in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and South Wales are being encouraged to give their ideas on how to improve the region’s historic canals, as we hold our spring forums over the coming weeks.

The event will also be a chance to find out more about the our future plans for all waterways in the South Wales and Severn region- including the Gloucester & Sharpness, Monmouthshire & Brecon and Droitwich canals. 

Nick Worthington, waterway manager for the Canal & River Trust, said: “The waterways in South Wales & Severn are much loved and really well supported. We want people around the waterways to have real input into how they are run and improved in the future, and the forums have been designed to get people’s ideas. If you have any questions about your nearby canal, river or towpath that we care for, or would like to help us, it would be great to see you at one of the waterway forums.

Everyone involved

David Hagg, chair of the South Wales & Severn waterway partnership, said: “These kinds of events are a fantastic way for everyone involved in the canal to find out what’s going on around the waterway and give their views on how we keep it special.  I’d urge anyone who’s interested in the canal’s future to come along- from boaters to canoeists, anglers, cyclists and walkers.”

The forums will take place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 3 June at The Old Rectory Country Hotel, Llangattock, Crickhowell Powys NP8 1PH, and on Wednesday 10 June at Sixways, Warriors Way, Worcester WR3 8ZE. 

To reserve a place or suggest topics for discussion in advance, please contact enquiries.southwalessevern@canalrivertrust.org.uk or call 01452 318008.