Author: Bernie Jones

VERY HOT WORK!

VERY HOT WORK!

Last Saturday the Wappenshall Team, aided by colleagues from the Shrewsbury Team, did a fantastic job to pour another 6 concrete slabs into Wappenshall’s East Basin in temperatures of over 30C! It was hard...

HISTORIC BOATS PROJECT MOVES FORWARD

HISTORIC BOATS PROJECT MOVES FORWARD

Great progress today with our Historic Boats project, with the first of them, nb Berkhampstead, going into dry dock at Norbury Wharf Ltd for bottom blacking. Would you like to help this week? Then...

TRUSTEES MEETING 20 MAY 21 – AGENDA

TRUSTEES MEETING 20 MAY 21 – AGENDA

Agenda of the 141st Trustees’ Meeting of the Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust – Thursday 20th May 2021 at 1930 Hrs Preliminaries, present and apologies. Minutes of Previous Meeting Approval of The Report and...

A NEW DRONE VIDEO

A NEW DRONE VIDEO

Member Steve McClelland has been hard at it taking more amazing drone footage. This time it is of the newly cleared section of the Shrewsbury Canal alongside the Pelham Road between Upton Magna and...

NEW HEDGING WHIPS PLANTED

NEW HEDGING WHIPS PLANTED

At a couple of recent Shrewsbury Support Group work parties it was a race against the clock to get these bare root hedging whips planted. With such dry weather, it was absolutely necessary to...

AERIAL PHOTOS OF THE WHARF

AERIAL PHOTOS OF THE WHARF

Member Steve McClelland took his drone down to Wappenshall Wharf recently and took these amazing still shots of the work that has been done to lay the base slabs and nearly complete the retaining...

MORE PROGRESS AT WAPPENSHALL

MORE PROGRESS AT WAPPENSHALL

A great couple of days at Wappenshall last Friday and Saturday saw another top and lower section of the retaining wall concreted and all the spoil removed from the lock chamber and under the...