Post Tagged with: "Shropshire Union Canal"

Refurbished Nantwich playground unveiled after £58,000 project

Refurbished Nantwich playground unveiled after £58,000 project

A Nantwich playground by the Shropshire Union Canal has been re-opened after a £58,000 refurbishment.

The recreation area on Marsh Lane was renovated as part of a joint scheme by the Canal & River Trust charity, WREN and Cheshire East Council.

April 20, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Shropshire Union Canal embankment collapse leaves boats stranded

Shropshire Union Canal embankment collapse leaves boats stranded

An embankment collapse on the Shropshire Union Canal between Nantwich and Middlewich has left boats stranded and drained a large stretch of the waterway.

The incident has closed the canal between Wardle Lock and Stanthorne Lock, south of Middlewich.

March 16, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Incident, News
Shropshire Union Canal locks near Nantwich among busiest in UK

Shropshire Union Canal locks near Nantwich among busiest in UK

Locks on the Shropshire Union Canal near Nantwich are among the busiest 10 in the UK, a survey shows.

An annual survey of lock usage, published by the Canal & River Trust charity, shows the Shropshire Union Canal and Llangollen Canal have two locks each included in the top eight of the national lock movements league table.

February 26, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina wins UK Inland Marina of the Year

Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina wins UK Inland Marina of the Year

Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina has won the UK Inland Marina of the Year 2018 at London Boat Show For the second year running.

The marina, in the heart of the Cheshire canal network on the Shropshire Union Canal, was exhibiting for the first time with their own stand at the London Boat Show.

January 16, 2018 1 comment Business, Business, Church Minshull
Green Flag status awarded to Shropshire Union Canal near Nantwich

Green Flag status awarded to Shropshire Union Canal near Nantwich

A 22-mile section of the Shropshire Union Canal near Nantwich has been awarded the coveted Green Flag Award by Keep Britain Tidy.

The award-winning section of the Shropshire Union Canal stretches from Audlem to Barbridge Junction at Nantwich, and then connects to Middlewich.

July 29, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
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.

Ill woman treks 60 miles Nantwich-Llangollen for Dogs Trust

Ill woman treks 60 miles Nantwich-Llangollen for Dogs Trust

A woman has completed a 60-mile canal walk from Nantwich to Llangollen with her pet pooch to raise money for The Dog’s Trust.

Emma Husband and her dog Timo completed the trek over two days along the Shropshire Union and Llangollen Canals.

August 22, 2016 0 comments Charity news, 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
Nantwich Aqueduct major revamp starts on September 14

Nantwich Aqueduct major revamp starts on September 14

Work to repair and restore Grade ll listed Nantwich Aqueduct will begin on September 14.

The £200,000 restoration project, which will take eight weeks, is being paid for mostly by public donations of £135,000 to the Canal and River Trust.

August 26, 2015 1 comment Acton, Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich Marina open day will unveil aqueduct project

Nantwich Marina open day will unveil aqueduct project

An open day at Nantwich Marina will also unveil plans for the major Nantwich Aqueduct refurbishment project.

Sheila and Bill Saner, who run Nantwich Marina off the A534, are staging the event this Saturday, August 22.

New Overwater Wheelyboat to launch near Nantwich

New Overwater Wheelyboat to launch near Nantwich

The Overwater Wheelyboat is due to launch on The Shropshire Union Canal this week.

The boat, to operate from the Overwater Marina near Nantwich, will provide free trips to disabled children and adults.

June 22, 2015 0 comments Charity news, Human Interest, News
Overwater Marina to stage Audlem RNLI Festival

Overwater Marina to stage Audlem RNLI Festival

The Audlem RNLI Festival returns for another year this weekend, hosted by Overwater Marina near Nantwich.

The charity event at the marina, on the Shropshire Union Canal, starts at 6pm on Saturday May 30 and runs all day Sunday (May 31) from 10am.

Overwater Wheelyboat Project set to launch in Nantwich

Overwater Wheelyboat Project set to launch in Nantwich

A marina in Nantwich will soon be hosting free boat trips and water activities for disabled and mobility impaired residents.

The Overwater Wheelyboat Project aims to buy a specially-built boat with wheelchair, walking frame and walking stick access for people.

February 26, 2015 0 comments Charity news, Environment, Human Interest, News