Aston Nature Reserve Survey

Have you visited the Aston Nature Reserve? The Aston Nature Reserve is an extensive facility on the Montgomery Canal near Oswestry. It is part funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund grant that is helping […]

June 2022 work party report

June 3-5 and 17-19 Volunteer effort during June focused on two main tasks. Lining and blocking operations really got into gear with a new record to report. Also the shaping of the last 50m of […]

May 2022 work party report

May 6-8 and 20-22 The big news this month is that lining/blocking has started in the Phase 2 channel and that the channel is final shaped all the way from the end of Phase 1 […]

April 2022 work party report

The two big challenges on the restoration this year were always going to be disposal of accumulated water around the site and forming and shaping earthworks in potentially soggy ground. Thus at the start of […]

General Meeting to Consider Proposed Increase in Subs

Taking into account the feedback received on the Chairman’s Report in Winter 2021 Cuttings, and the fact that membership subscriptions have not risen in line with inflation for the last 20 years, it is felt […]

Updated website

We hope you like our new website, find what you are looking for and return regularly. There will be more updates over the coming months. In the meantime, please share anything you like with others […]

January & February 2022 work party report

The Society tackled jobs in various locations over the winter – the common theme of them being that they were preparation for future planned restoration works. The main centre of activity was the Crickheath to […]

June 2021 work party report

Six days of volunteer effort in June was split between three main tasks – the continuing construction of the banks in the subsidence areas; preparations for the start of lining of the middle section of […]