Cotswold Canals – ROYAL EVENT – HRH The Prince of Wales

Posted on 28. Feb, 2018 by in Environment & Nature, Featured

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Cotswold Canals write: Friday 2nd February 2018 HRH The Prince of Wales visits the Cotswold Canals in Stroud. Principal guests include: Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire Dame Janet Trotter Sir Peter Luff Chairman Heritage Lottery Fund Chief Constable of Gloucestershire Rod Hansen David Hagg, Chief Executive Stroud District Council, introduced the Prince to members of “Cotswold Boatmobility” against a backdrop of workboats and dredger moored against Wallbridge Upper Wharf. Trip boat “Perseverance” then carried its royal guest from Wallbridge Upper Lock to Wallbridge Lower Lock, where a green ribbon had been tied between the ground paddles.

The Prince is introduced to groups of volunteers on the temporarily carpeted lockside, before unveiling a plaque in the reception marquee. he that outlives this day…..will stand a tip-toe when this day is named (Henry V IV, 3, 2275) A commemorative supplement is available at the Saul and Wallbridge visitor centres, and also through the online and postal sales from Cotswold Canals Trust (Trading) Ltd. Incidental music “If I could fly” by Jonny Easton. (creative commons attribution licence) Film produced by volunteers for the benefit and accessibility of all.

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