September 2023 work party report

September 1-3 What a difference a month makes. Summer is coming to an end yet the weather appears to have finally remembered what it should be doing. In warm, sunny and benign conditions a number […]

August 2023 work party report

August 4-6 Wet Wet Wet! Possibly a slight exaggeration since we missed the very worst of Storm Antoni, though for those hardy volunteers present on Saturday a completely accurate description. But true to form, much […]

July 2023 work party report

July 7-9 You win some, you lose some. After months of work parties with incredibly favourable weather, this time rain (almost) stopped play on Saturday and Sunday afternoons but great progress was still made. With […]

IWA Waterways Restoration Showcase on July 29 & 30

The society will be represented at the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) Waterways Restoration Showcase on board the steam tug “Daniel Adamson” at Sutton Weaver on the River Weaver on Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and […]

June 2023 Crickheath South work party report

June 2-4 This report feels somewhat overshadowed by the all the events surrounding the official opening that have occurred over the same period. Much has been, and will be, written about this fabulous occasion so […]

The day we thought might never come!

The official opening of the Pryces Bridge to Crickheath Basin section of the Montgomery Canal was celebrated on Friday, June 2, 2023 on a glorious sunny day and featured numerous VIPs, historic boats, lots of […]

May 2023 Ellesmere work party report

May 13 Well! Don’t these look better. Some of the refurbished furniture. What a pleasant way to spend a Saturday! In glorious sunny spring weather, five volunteers repaired and painted a number of picnic tables […]