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 […]

May 2023 Crickheath South work party report

May 5-8 Volunteer effort in May was spread across a wide variety of activities and experienced variable weather conditions. The one constant being the incredible output and progress made. Work commenced on the towpath improvements […]

April 2023 Crickheath South work party report

April 14-16 The April work party focussed on Phase 1A (Crickheath Wharf area) and was characterised by new tasks, high volunteer numbers and great progress. Work on repairs to the former tramway wharf south of […]