Councillors give help to Bude canal

TORRIDGE councillors Ken James and Richard Brown have combined to donate �2,000 from their Councillor Community Grant allowances to the Bude Canal Trust Partnership. The money will be used to help towards the continued work to preserve the canal, the aque

TORRIDGE councillors Ken James and Richard Brown have combined to donate �2,000 from their Councillor Community Grant allowances to the Bude Canal Trust Partnership.

The money will be used to help towards the continued work to preserve the canal, the aqueduct, footpaths and wildlife habitat.

Work on the Canal, which runs from Bude to Holsworthy, started almost 200 years ago and is now promoted by the Canal Trust.

The partnership includes The Bude Canal Trust, South West Lakes Trust, Devon County Council, Torridge District Council, Cornwall County Council, local parish councils, conservation and wildlife trusts.

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