THE  ITV CAMERA CREW CAME TO VISIT US FOR A PIECE ABOUT OUR VOLUNTEERS FOR THE REGULAR FRIDAY NIGHT PROGRAMME ‘COAST AND COUNTRY’. IT SHOULD BE BROADCAST IN THE NOT TOO DISTANT FUTURE, PERHAPS AS ONE OF THE PIECES FOR THE NEW SERIES WHICH STARTED LAST FRIDAY NIGHT.

ALED BEING INTERVIEWED BY  SION JENKINS OF ITV'S 'COAST AND COUNTRY'. GERRY RECORDS THE FOOTAGE.

ALED BEING INTERVIEWED BY SION JENKINS OF ITV’S ‘COAST AND COUNTRY’. GERRY RECORDS THE FOOTAGE.

WE CONCENTRATED ON THE TOWPATH BANKS WHICH WE ARE REPAIRING SO WHILE THE CEMENT MIX WAS PREPARED AT THE CANOE STORE IT WAS TAKEN ON THE DUMPER TO THE  TEAM LAYING THE SANDBAGS AND THE TOP COPING STONES  FURTHER UP THE CANAL.

 

READY FOR WORK. TEH DUMPER AND CEMENT MIXER ARRIVE AT COED GWILYM.

READY FOR WORK. THE DUMPER AND CEMENT MIXER ARRIVE AT COED GWILYM.

20180828_102843                                                                    ALAN LAYS THE CEMENT MIX FOR THE THE COPING STONES

                                                         NIKKI RECORDS THE INTERVIEWS COMPLETED FOR THE ITV CAMERAS.

WE ALSO VISITED THE CLYDACH BURIED LOCK SITE WHERE WE SHOWED THE ITV TEAM THE MODELS OF THE RESTORED LOCK AND ALSO CARRIED OUT THE DETAILED MEASUREMENTS FOR ALL THE STRUCTURES WE WILL BE BUILDING ON THE SITE.

The restored Clydach lock looking south. Slipway at the bottom right.

The restored Clydach lock looking south. Slipway at the bottom right.

20171128_154130                                                                                         THE BURIED CLYDACH LOCK SITE.

WE THANK SION, NIKKI AND GERRY FOR PUTTING OUR EFFORTS ON CAMERA AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO  SEEING THE FINISHED  ARTICLE SOMETIME IN NOVEMBER.