Author: Bernie Jones

WAPPENSHALL’S EAST BASIN – FROM THE AIR!

WAPPENSHALL’S EAST BASIN – FROM THE AIR!

Many thanks to member Jon Birchall for taking his drone down to Wappenshall and getting the spectacular photograph below, which shows how SAMCO have progressed with digging out the spoil from the East Basin....

DREDGING AT NEWPORT

DREDGING AT NEWPORT

Contractors have started dredging the section of the Newport Canal towards the A41. In the photo below Summerhouse Bridge can be seen in the background. The silt is excavated and placed into a barge, which is...

QUIZ ANYONE?

QUIZ ANYONE?

Member Adrienne Barnwell also happens to be Secretary of the Civil Service Motoring Association local group, who are Corporate Members of SNCT. She organises an annual Quiz in Norbury Village Hall, details are: Wednesday...

WAPPENSHALL’S EAST BASIN GETS DUG OUT!

WAPPENSHALL’S EAST BASIN GETS DUG OUT!

Monday 28th October 2019 will go down as one of the most significant dates for our Thomas Telford @ Wappenshall Wharf project. Phase 1 of Plan B will see the smaller warehouse restored and...

WIDOW’S BRIDGE STOP PLANKS

WIDOW’S BRIDGE STOP PLANKS

Thanks to CRT’s Roger Birch at their Ellesmere Yard, Alistair Price was able to collect some Stop Planks, or “Stanks” as they are sometimes know, to slot into Widow’s Bridge bridge-hole to stem the...

NEW FLOOR AT WAPPENSHALL

NEW FLOOR AT WAPPENSHALL

After a monumental effort from the Wappenshall Team over Friday 18th and Saturday 19th October we managed to prepare the ground floor of the small warehouse, plus the floor of its new toilet block...

DID THE GROUND MOVE FOR YOU?

DID THE GROUND MOVE FOR YOU?

Our volunteers had a really good couple of days last week at Wappenshall Wharf, moving around 15 Tonnes of hardcore into the ground floor of the smaller warehouse, in readiness for the ready-mix concrete...

IWA’S “DANNY” WEEKEND

IWA’S “DANNY” WEEKEND

21st and 22nd September 2019 saw our IWA Region organise a special weekend aboard the Daniel Adamson Steam Ship, or “Danny” as she is known, anchored in Liverpool’s Albert Dock, for a Restoration Trust’s...

WAPPENSHALL PLAN B PROGRESS

WAPPENSHALL PLAN B PROGRESS

Our 20th September work party saw our volunteers removing the sand from the floor of the small warehouse to a depth of 495mm in readiness for the new floor, its insulation and the re-fitting...

ARE YOU A “TWINCL-ER?”

ARE YOU A “TWINCL-ER?”

Have you tried TWINCL yet? This is a great way to stand a chance of winning £25,000 and many other cash prizes every week for just £1. Much better odds than the Lottery and...