Post Tagged with: "Canal and River Trust"

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 Lake has terrapin as its latest resident

Nantwich Lake has terrapin as its latest resident

Visitors to Nantwich Lake may have encountered a more unusual inhabitant in recent days.

For this little terrapin is now resident at the popular beauty spot among the ducks, swans and fish.

August 3, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Families urged to sign up for fishing event in Nantwich

Families urged to sign up for fishing event in Nantwich

Nantwich families fed up of the World Cup can try something different this weekend – free fishing!

The Canal & River Trust is inviting people to have a go this Sunday July 15 at bridge 104 on the Shropshire Union Canal at Calverley, Nantwich.

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
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
Cllr Arthur Moran

Marsh Lane play area in Nantwich set for upgrade after two-year battle

A children’s play area in Nantwich looks set to be upgraded after a two-year battle for funding and planning permission.

Youngsters have helped planners put together new ideas for the recreation area on the development of Canalside Close, off Marsh Lane.

July 18, 2017 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
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
Student’s film tracks life of rare water voles on Nantwich canal

Student’s film tracks life of rare water voles on Nantwich canal

A documentary by a young filmmaker has set the spotlight on one of Nantwich’s rarest creatures, the water vole. Simon Goodall approached Cheshire Wildlife Trust, who have been monitoring the rare mammals on the Shropshire Union Canal.

June 26, 2013 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, Latest