Covid-19 Trip Update

The government has announced a delay in the lifting of COVID restrictions until July 19th. As a result, we will not be running any trips until after restrictions are lifted. If you have a booking before then, our Bookings Team [...]

2021-06-16T08:33:03+01:0016th June 2021|

Movement for Good awards

Church Matters with Ecclesiastical are giving away £1 million to charities through their Movement for Good awards. 500 lucky charities will each receive £1,000 during the first phase of their campaign (the second stage will be announced later in the summer). [...]

2021-06-01T17:05:43+01:0031st May 2021|

Generous Donation

One of our volunteers Malcolm accepted a cheque from Graham of Gadebourne Freemasons Lodge, St Albans, with their generous donation of £500 to our charity. Thank you very much.  This donation will make such a difference

2021-05-16T17:41:33+01:0016th May 2021|
  • 40 years

Celebration of our 40 year heritage

Richard Tregoning writes... Over 60 people assembled on Zoom on an early November Saturday afternoon for the long awaited event that WExp volunteers, Janet Harris and I had been planning with the help of founders and other early members of [...]

2021-05-01T19:28:11+01:0018th December 2020|

WExp wins fame and praise!

Davina writes... The lovely Foxes Afloat visited our boat base last month during their Odyssey around the canal network.  They interviewed John Bennett and Brian Frost about our work.  Their vlog is now live (fast forward to 11 minutes [...]

2021-04-23T17:12:27+01:0025th September 2020|

Access to the boat base

Rick writes... In the light of current government advice, with immediate effect, no one should either visit, or enter the WExp site. Ian Wilson will act as on site caretaker for the time being. Remember: stay safe by keeping at [...]

2021-04-29T15:44:36+01:0022nd April 2020|

A message from our Chairman

My thoughts go out to all our volunteers at this difficult time; my wife and I have recently returned from a truncated holiday in New Zealand and as we returned we discussed the possibility of spending some self-isolation time on [...]

2021-03-01T13:29:59+00:0022nd April 2020|

WExp development plans

In the absence of a full members' meeting in the near future, we're providing this update on two important projects that have been 'on the stocks' for a while.  Work has been going on behind the scenes for what seems [...]

2021-04-13T17:42:51+01:0021st February 2020|
  • Moorhen on Grand Union

Unlucky moorhen rescued

Friday 13th December,  a client aboard Sheldrake 2 spotted an unfortunate moorhen suspended upside down from a low overhanging branch, its feet tangled in fishing line.  After some deliberation, a rescue attempt was planned.  Slowing the boat and slowly approaching [...]

2021-05-05T13:10:17+01:0022nd December 2019|

Coop community fund

Last week 2 of our volunteers Brian and Maria went out to 3 local Co-op stores including Cupid Green petrol station, Queens Square and Co-op Funeral care Marlowes to say thank you to the Co-op Members who voted for us [...]

2021-04-13T17:43:22+01:0022nd November 2019|
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