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Refurbishment of the Forge - The forge and forge building at Tooley’s Boatyard was recently refurbished. The building work by local firm P.R.Alcock & Sons was carried out using materials and techniques appropriate to the historical building. Additional metalwork items were made in the forge …

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Reopening the Trust - During the latter part of 2019, a brand new Tooley’s Boatyard Trust had built up some momentum to drive it into the future. Securing a 150 year lease from Cherwell District Council and various funding awards meant that 2020 would …

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Shipshape Network - Tooley’s Boatyard Trust is working with Shipshape Network who have an interest in historic vessels. In particular we are discussing the restoration of NB Hardy along with the improvements to Tooley’s Boatyard. The objectives of Shipshape Network are to bring …

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Banbury-Canal-CIC Banbury Canal CIC – Your Memories - Banbury Canal Community Interest Company (CIC) has received funding from the National Lottery Community Fund. We are delighted to receive this grant towards the Your Memories project. The aim is to capture stories from people in the area with memories …

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Newsletter November 2020 - Good News We have some good news: the Trust has been awarded a £30,000 grant by Historic England for urgently-needed repairs to the Old Forge ! The work will be carried out over the next few months by long-established Banbury …

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