HE­ROES HEAD FOR WILT­SHIRE

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The lat­est canal restora­tion project to ben­e­fit from a link-up be­tween the Canal & River Trust and Help for He­roes will see 16 ex-ser­vice­men and women start work at Pew­sham Locks in June. Un­der the Her­itage He­roes ini­tia­tive (which also sup­ports work on the Pock­ling­ton, Cotswold and Ken­net & Avon) they will work on a range of tasks at the top lock of the three-lock flight in­clud­ing brick­lay­ing and chan­nel clear­ance, with the aim of pro­vid­ing them with an ac­cred­ited qual­i­fi­ca­tion in land man­age­ment or con­struc­tion to help with their fu­ture life out­side of the armed forces.

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