Society News

Welcome to our Society News page. This page contains a snippet of what is going on in the Forth and Clyde Canal Society. For more information, you may view our Society Newsletter – “Canal News” online for all the up to date information.

Spring 2019 - Issue 169

Good News!

Work has started on reopening the canal, our Canal Craft heritage project is off to a good start and a busy cruising season is getting under way.

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Autumn/Winter 2018 - Issue 168

Canal Success!

Campaigning wins extra £1.6 million to repair bridges and reopen Forth and Clyde.

AGM & CRUISE – Saturday 24th November.

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Summer 2018 - Issue 167

Canal Still Closed!

On it's 250th Birthday...Should it really have come to this?

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Spring 2018 - Issue 166

Canal Closed to Through Navigation

Breaking news...The Canal is shut to through navigation this year. View Editorial and Chairman's Chat inside.

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Saturday Trips 

                     **********SATURDAY TRIPS FOR 2018 are finished*****************                          Saturday trips from the Glasgow Road Bridge at the Stables to Kirkintilloch are finished for 2018. Please note these trips which are subject to weather conditions and crew/boat availability and can be subject to subject to cancellation.  PLEASE CHECK HERE IN CASE OF CANCELLATION. 

Special opportunity Boat Trips will sail from the Stables pub/rest: from 1230pm this Sunday 19th August 2018 only.                                                                       


Society Social Nights on the Boats 2018 - Open to All Members.

First Wednesday of each month commencing 2 May 2018. Members have the chance to join our crew as passengers on the boats.  Normally departing 7.30pm from moorings opposite The Stables Restaurant, Kirkintilloch.