Author: Bernie Jones

BOATS REACH ALVECOTE MARINA!

BOATS REACH ALVECOTE MARINA!

The SNCT Team of Julia Olsen and Trustees David Ray, Stephen Kearney and Phil Jones battled through some awful dreary weather yesterday to get the two historic narrowboats, Bainton and Berkhamstead, to the half...

HISTORIC BOATS ARE ON THEIR WAY TO NORBURY!

HISTORIC BOATS ARE ON THEIR WAY TO NORBURY!

On a sunny morning yesterday, the SNCT team began the preparations needed to steer a pair of historic working boats, donated in Trust by Roger White, back to Norbury Junction on the Shropshire Union...

Historic Boats gifted to Canal Trust

Historic Boats gifted to Canal Trust

In an amazing gesture of support the Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust has been gifted a pair of historic working boats by their owner, Roger White – who knew almost nothing of the Trust’s...

OWL & BAT LOFT NEARS COMPLETION

OWL & BAT LOFT NEARS COMPLETION

Whilst yet another storm ravaged the country, our steadfast team turned out again to deliver the final push to complete the 3 months work to create the new habitat for Barn Owls and bats....

WRG POWER ARRIVES

WRG POWER ARRIVES

On arguably one of the worst weekends of weather for many years, the Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) Forestry Team arrived to help progress the work at Berwick Tunnel’s South West Portal. The Shrewsbury Support...

QUIZ NIGHT ANYONE?

QUIZ NIGHT ANYONE?

The SNCT is invited to join other societies in the annual IWA Quiz, which is on Monday 9th March at the Narrowboat Inn, Whittington. The questions will be set by last year’s winners, one...

SHREWSBURY BIG TOWN PLAN

SHREWSBURY BIG TOWN PLAN

There has been a lot of rumour about the status of the Big Town Plan of late. For latest information and future progress, please visit https://shrewsburybigtownplan.org/ Here you will find all the information you...

OUR LATEST RECRUIT

OUR LATEST RECRUIT

The Duke Of Edinburgh (DOE) Award scheme is a great way for young people to gain confidence in themselves, make new friends and do interesting things. To start with, the Bronze Level Award requires...

IRONBRIDGE GORGE MUSEUM TRUST HELPS SNCT

IRONBRIDGE GORGE MUSEUM TRUST HELPS SNCT

The Foundry Manager, Roger Frewtrell, has kindly offered to assist us by casting some very important Tie-Rod End Plates that will be used to ensure the upper sections of the gable end walls of...

DONATED BOAT GETS A SPRING CLEAN

DONATED BOAT GETS A SPRING CLEAN

Member Janis Smith has generously donated her narrowboat to the Trust. Moored at Blackwater Marina in Ellesmere, nb Wittsend was in need of a bit of TLC and a good clean. Shrewsbury based members...