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November 4, 2019

Ho Ho Ho!

We have started to take bookings for this year's Santa Boat Rides. Last year was our first outing for Santa...
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May 16, 2019

Confluent: River of Words

Stuart Bowditch provides some background information on the audio/visual project, Confluent. I am a sound recordist, artist and musician and...
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April 18, 2019

Dedham Vale Easter Boat Trips

Looking for something to do this Easter weekend? Make the most of Constable Country and take to the water for...
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April 18, 2019

Eggcelent Easter Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about a boat trip on the River Stour at Sudbury? Half hour...
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January 16, 2019

The Constable Trail

The River Stour Trust is considering fresh ideas for its services from Flatford after being given permission to operate a...
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December 17, 2018

Santa on the Stour

Santa left his sleigh at home and instead took to the water when the River Stour Trust held its first...
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November 28, 2018

Maria Constable

On Wednesday 14 November, the Trust was delighted to welcome Councillor Christopher Hudson to formally name our new boat, Maria...
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September 17, 2018

Fire at the Visitor Education Centre

We would like to assure everyone that despite this blow, the Trust is very much still in business and all...
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August 31, 2018

August -Read All About Us!

The Colchester Gazette sadly could not join us for the formal opening of the Roger Brown Lock in May but...
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August 17, 2018

July – Read All About Us!

We have been pleased by a couple of recent Suffolk Free Press articles about the Trust in the space of...
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July 4, 2018

Events update!

Coracles, Pirates, Walk 'n' Water & Neil! We have a selection of forthcoming August events with something to suit everyone!...
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May 14, 2018

The Roger Brown Lock – Coverage

As well as the ITV News piece, we also enjoyed coverage on BBC Radio Suffolk Lesley Dolphin show, BBC Look...
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March 22, 2018

Join the crew!

Would you like to skipper an electric launch on Constable’s beautiful River Stour? The River Stour Trust is looking for...
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March 2, 2018

Events article

The Events Magazine's Spring 2018 Issue (#86) helps us to celebrate 50 years of the River Stour Trust. The front...
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January 2, 2018

2018 – 50th Anniversary Year

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January 2, 2018

Navvies article

Navvies (the magazine for volunteers restoring the waterways) Issue 287, Feb/Mar 2018 features a 2 page article and back cover photo...
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October 2, 2017

Stratford St. Mary Lock is fully restored

Another 'Constable Lock' is now fully operational. This joins the Trust's successful restoration of the locks at Flatford and Dedham-...
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May 2, 2014

Flatford Lock re-opened!

River Stour Trust Vice President, Griff Rhys Jones, re-opened the historic Flatford Lock on the River Stour in Suffolk on...
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May 12, 2012

Restored Lighter, John Constable, has returned to the Stour!

Some exciting news relates to our historic River Stour lighter, John Constable, having been fully restored and relaunched with passengers...
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