Post Tagged with: "Shropshire Union"

Shropshire Union Canal collapse near Middlewich will cost £3 million

Shropshire Union Canal collapse near Middlewich will cost £3 million

Work has started on the next phase to repair the Shropshire Union Canal breach near Middlewich after a giant 12-metre deep hole was left in the canal bank.

Paddle gates on the locks, which allow water into the canal, had been left open by a member of the public which caused the canal to overflow.

September 7, 2018 4 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.

Nantwich students renovate rundown canal building for college exam

Nantwich students renovate rundown canal building for college exam

Reaseheath College students in Nantwich put their backs into their latest exam – by renovating a dilapidated canal building.

The students spent nine months on the project to revamp the site at Sykes Hollow, near Venetian Marina, as part of their 3rd year NVQ Level 3.

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
Aqueduct Marina businesses raise £600 for fly-boat Saturn

Aqueduct Marina businesses raise £600 for fly-boat Saturn

Marina staff near Nantwich helped raise £600 towards the last remaining Shropshire Union fly-boat.

The money raised by Aqueduct Marina at Church Minshull will go to the restoration society which maintains the historic boat, Saturn.

June 6, 2015 0 comments Charity news, News