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Ray Orth

Hi, my name is Ray Orth and I have been a volunteer with the Wendover Arm Trust since 1993. The aim of the Trust is to restore the 6¾ miles of the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal which runs from Wendover in Buckinghamshire to Bulbourne (near Tring) in Hertfordshre. All the work is carried out by unpaid volunteers so there are no labour costs however, the current cost of restoration is £500 per metre of canal which includes cost of equipment hire and materials etc. We have already been successful in restoring a 1/4 mile section which is in use and bringing pleasure to a great many people. The canal will also provide a unique educational and leasure facility for local schools and youth groups of all ages. Please help us to continue our work in restoring this beautiful and historic waterway which meanders through the lovely Chiltern countryside.

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Wendover Arm Trust

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Total raised
£1,660.00

Target
£5000.00

33%

Donations accepted until 31-12-2018

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Hi, my name is Ray Orth and I have been a volunteer with the Wendover Arm Trust since 1993. The aim of the Trust is to restore the 6¾ miles of the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal which runs from Wendover in Buckinghamshire to Bulbourne (near Tring) in Hertfordshre. All the work is carried out by unpaid volunteers so there are no labour costs however, the current cost of restoration is £500 per metre of canal which includes cost of equipment hire and materials etc.
We have already been successful in restoring a 1/4 mile section which is in use and bringing pleasure to a great many people.

The canal will also provide a unique educational and leasure facility for local schools and youth groups of all ages.



Please help us to continue our work in restoring this beautiful and historic waterway which meanders through the lovely Chiltern countryside.

Event details

Wendover Arm Restoration

The current aim of our team is to bring back into water a further 500M which we plan to complete in 2019.

To give some idea of the effort required by our volunteers, to achieve this target it will require in the region of 5000 volunteer hours over the next 12 months.

Please help us by sending a donation in order that we may continue with our work to restore this beautiful and historic waterway which meanders through the lovely Chiltern countryside.

Please be assured that the full amount of any donation goes towards the cost of restoration, the volunteers receive nothing whatsoever by way of payment or expenses.

Event date

23-November-2012 01:00  - 
31-December-2017 01:00

Event type

Canal restoration

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Donations

Donation by David Gibson
on 22-02-2017
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
For the purchase of some more chairs to replace the smashed ones
Donation by Brian Holt
on 19-07-2016
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Donation by David Gibson
on 28-07-2015
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Donated by Mandy and Anthony Childs on behalf of Tony and Susan Tompkins
Donation by Anonymous
on 29-01-2015
£750.00
£187.50 gift aid
Well done. I wish I was young enough and fit enough to do some of the work myself!
Donation by Anonymous
on 06-05-2014
£500.00
£125.00 gift aid
In memory of Paul
Donation by Anonymous
on 09-04-2014
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
In memory of John Brooman
Donation by Neville Morton
on 03-03-2014
£20.00
£5.00 gift aid
Been meaning to do this since cruising the canal in 2010 and walking the towpath in 2012. Wish you every success.
Donation by David King
on 10-02-2013
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Great work ! Wishing you all success
Donation by Anonymous
on 25-01-2013
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
It is not a lot, but like they say "many little ones will grow bigger" love johanna
Donation by Johanna Wheal
on 25-11-2012
£10.00
£2.50 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,660.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,660.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £2,075.00

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