01st Mar 2017

PLEASE DON’T FEED DUCKS BREAD

Last year Canal & River Trust launched a campaign as 6 million loaves of bread were thrown into our canals and rivers by well-intentioned people feeding the ducks each year....

29th Jan 2017

ED HELPS FEATURE

Ed Helps, Managing Director of ABC Leisure, is featured in this article on Canal & River Trust website. Ed is helping WBDCS organise St Richard’s Festival 2017.

20th Dec 2016

TOWPATH COLLAPSING AT HOPWOOD

C&RT contractors are working up at Hopwood today (December 20th) as the towpath is unsafe and collapsing in to the canal. Apparently there are fibre optic cables running under the...

18th Dec 2016

UNLOCKING THE RIVER SEVERN

Caroline Kendall of Canal & River Trust has contacted our society with the following: The Unlocking the River Severn project is looking to gather feedback from the local community and...

15th Dec 2016

WRG 2017 CANAL CAMPS

Bookings are now open for the 2017 Canal Camps Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) working holidays, called ‘Canal Camps’ are a great experience for anyone who loves being outdoors and enjoys...

07th Dec 2016

BOATERS VIDEO

Canal & River Trust have produced a ‘Boaters DVD’. The video is also available on YouTube Please watch this video before going boating for the first time and learn how...

01st Oct 2016

ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN IN ALVECHURCH!

An article about this bridge has now been published in ‘The Village Magazine‘ Alvechurch. As reported in local newspapers recently including the Bromsgrove Advertiser, a rotting bridge on the W&B...

20th Sep 2016

PARKHEAD CANAL FESTIVAL: 24th & 25th SEPTEMBER

Parkhead Canal Festival! 24th & 25th September. This event has now taken place. WBDCS would like to thank everybody who came and supported the festival. We hope you enjoyed yourselves...

19th Aug 2016

LOCK SAFETY

It seems that there are more accidents happening in canal locks than ever before. Or maybe it’s just that they seem to get reported a lot more than they used...

01st Aug 2016

LAPAL CANAL TRUST & WRG AT SELLY OAK

Some photos taken whilst work was in progress at Selly Oak (1st August). Members of LCT and WRG were working together to strengthen the canal wall. As many may already be...

24th Jul 2016

TRIP WITH BLACK COUNTRY RADIO

Worcester-Birmingham & Droitwich Canals Society in conjunction with Black Country Radio went on a boat trip on Thursday 21st July between 7am & 10am. Radio presenter Phil Jones Hammersley came...

16th Apr 2016

YOUTUBE CHANNEL

We now have a YouTube channel dedicated to the conservation work being undertaken at the Tardebigge Lime Kilns. Just click on the link below to view. YouTube.com

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