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Project diary

Our project diary captures some of the significant events in the life of this project. Follow the Read more links for detail of each story.

Green & Blue Futures partners review training projects

December 2014

The Province of Hainaut and the Province of West Flanders took the initiative to meet at Stepy-Bracquegnies to share experience between Farm Delsamme and Farm De Lochting regarding socio-professional development of trainees.

Canal College - heritage skills training course

October 2014

Canal College is an exciting outdoors heritage skills training programme for young people living in Edinburgh or Falkirk. It is designed as a Stage 3 level programme for 16-25 year olds who are not in employment, further education or training.

HRH The Prince of Wales meets young volunteers

June 2014

The Prince of Wales joined the Canal & River Trust this week to learn how Stoke-on-Trent's historic canals are cared for and to meet some of the dedicated volunteers working to protect the area's industrial heritage.

GBF partners organise international field visits in bio gardening

April 2014

Succeed In Sambre and Province of Hainaut are work jointly on the development of a resource centre on vegetable production. This resource centre is delivered as web sites that will soon be in operation.

Canal college restores a 200-year-old waterway

January 2014

Christmas came early for our last group of young participants who graduated in December. The young people achieved a lot including starting work on our project to excavate the historic Falkirk lock flight.

Green & Blue Futures mid-term conference

October 2013

South Tipperary County Council hosted a two day conference which brought together a wide range of expertise from across Europe showcasing the socio-economic potential of waterway corridors, such as the nearby River Suir.