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New Nantwich canal history panels unveiled next to historic aqueduct

New Nantwich canal history panels unveiled next to historic aqueduct

Nantwich’s fascinating canal history is now told on new interpretation panels unveiled next to Thomas Telford’s historic aqueduct.

Known as ‘The Gateway to Nantwich’, the aqueduct was recently restored by the Canal & River Trust charity.

July 16, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich canal to stage Doggy-Do-Dahs mass walking event

Nantwich canal to stage Doggy-Do-Dahs mass walking event

Dogs and their owners are being invited to join a mass morning dog walk along the Shropshire Union Canal in Nantwich on February 17.

The free Doggy-Do-Dahs event, from 10.30am, is being organised by the Canal & River Trust, the charity which oversees 2,000 miles of canals across England and Wales.

Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Audlem Lass boat service runner up in national Living Waterways awards

Volunteers running Audlem Lass boat service are celebrating national recognition.

The service, which runs between Audlem and Overwater Marina near Nantwich, has been named runner-up in the national Living Waterways Awards.

Dog owners invited to mass dog walk along Shropshire Union Canal

Dog owners invited to mass dog walk along Shropshire Union Canal

Dogs and owners across South Cheshire are invited to join a mass morning dog walk from Audlem Mill.

The walk will take place along the Shropshire Union Canal this Saturday June 3, starting at 10am.

Canal volunteers in Nantwich celebrate 100th work party

Canal volunteers in Nantwich celebrate 100th work party

Canal enthusiasts near Nantwich have celebrated a milestone in helping maintain South Cheshire’s waterways.

Members of the Shropshire Union Middlewich Branch Adopters (SUMBA) celebrated their 100th volunteer canal work party at Aqueduct Marina, Church Minshull.

November 22, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
© Mike Poloway/+44(0)1618503338 / mike@poloway.com. Nantwich Aqueduct opening after renovations.9 December 2015

Nantwich Aqueduct reopened after £235,000 restoration

The Grade II* listed Nantwich Aqueduct has officially been opened after a two-month restoration project by the Canal & River Trust.

The £235,000 work involved removing layers of old paint from the aqueduct’s structure, replacing a missing cast iron panel, repairs to the stone and brickwork and applying four coats of new paint.

December 9, 2015 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Canal volunteers adopt five-mile stretch for “Towpath Gardens” project

Canal volunteers adopt five-mile stretch for “Towpath Gardens” project

A team of volunteers have clubbed together to adopt a section of canal near Nantwich.

Members of Shropshire Union Middlewich Branch Adopters (SUMBA) have adopted a five and a half mile stretch of the canal from Barbridge in Nantwich to Church Minshull.

November 12, 2014 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Wildlife Trust unveils water vole info point on Nantwich canal

Cheshire Wildlife Trust unveils water vole info point on Nantwich canal

Cheshire Wildlife Trust has unveiled a new information point to celebrate one of Nantwich’s rarest wildlife residents. A specially-commissioned oak display gives visitors along the Shropshire Union Canal an insight into the life of the water vole.

Swanley Locks on Llangollen Canal, Nantwich set for £50k revamp

Swanley Locks on Llangollen Canal, Nantwich set for £50k revamp

Swanley Locks on the popular Llangollen Canal near Nantwich are to undergo a £50,000 renovation scheme. The funds have been set aside by the Canal & River Trust as part of its essential maintenance programme.