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20 January 2017
The Leeds & Liverpool Canal bicentenary celebrations last year have been hailed a great success by us and the Leeds & Liverpool Canal Society.
17 January 2017
The public are invited to delve behind-the-scenes of vital repair and restoration works at Audlem’s historic flight of 15 locks on the Shropshire Union Canal in Cheshire.
13 January 2017
A £1.5 million repair programme to refurbish Acton Swing Bridge, near Northwich, begins on 23 January 2017. The 84-year old bridge carries the busy A49 road over the River Weaver Navigation.
Our North Wales & Borders Waterway has launched a search for up to five new members to join its partnership caring for waterways in Cheshire, Shropshire, Powys, Denbighshire and Staffordshire
Marple Aqueduct, England’s highest canal aqueduct which carries the Peak Forest Canal across the River Goyt at Marple, Cheshire, is to get a facelift courtesy of abseiling contractors working for us.
The Old Main Line Canal running through Wolverhampton is set for a makeover as part of a programme which will see lock gates replaced and historic brickwork restored.
12 January 2017
A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Pocklington Canal is set to get underway.
We are on the lookout for ‘volunteer otter spotters’ to carry out the first formal survey into how one of the nation’s best-loved mammals is faring on Birmingham’s famous canals.
10 January 2017
We are searching for new volunteers to take-up arguably the most iconic waterway role – the lock keeper.
6 January 2017
Members of the public are invited to come and see behind-the-scenes at Lock 14 on the Peak Forest Canal in Marple, Greater Manchester, as one of a series of 12 public open day events that will be held across England and Wales this winter.