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WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH               £25,000.

WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH £25,000.

TWINCL TWINCL LITTLE STAR GIVE ME THE MONEY AND I’LL GO FAR What would you do or where would you go if you had £25,000 to spare. Hire a canal boat for a long...

WAPPENSHALL NEWSLETTER

WAPPENSHALL NEWSLETTER

Covid 19 What difference has it made? Almost all of us have felt the force of this unwanted intruder into our lives.  SNCT is no different.  All work at Wappenshall, Shrewsbury and Newport has...

TRUSTEES’ VIRTUAL MEETING – AGENDA

TRUSTEES’ VIRTUAL MEETING – AGENDA

Agenda for the 135th Trustees’ Meeting of the Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust to be held as a virtual meeting via Amazon Chime on Thursday, 21st May 2020, commencing at 19:30. As it has...

TUB BOAT CANALS OF EAST SHROPSHIRE

TUB BOAT CANALS OF EAST SHROPSHIRE

For anyone who is feeling fed up with the Coronavirus “lock down” and can’t get out to see the canals we all love, here is a video that might cheer you up. You might...

The Belvedere Trust

The Belvedere Trust

It is with much pleasure that we say a huge thank you to The Belvedere Trust for a grant of £2000 to help with the work at Wappenshall. Based in London the Trust aims...

WAPPENSHALL BRIDGE No 13

WAPPENSHALL BRIDGE No 13

Wappenshall Bridge No 13 was originally a road bridge on the Trench Arm of the Shrewsbury and Newport Canals. The canal flowed under this bridge, past Wharf House, and into the West Basin at...

Work Parties Cancelled

Work Parties Cancelled

All work party activity is currently cancelled in line with government directives for the present CORONAVIRUS situation. We will post a notice here and send out emails to our regular participants when the situation...

HISTORIC BOATS COMPLETE FIRST STAGE OF JOURNEY TO THEIR NEW HOME.

HISTORIC BOATS COMPLETE FIRST STAGE OF JOURNEY TO THEIR NEW HOME.

The pair of historic working boats donated to the Shrewsbury and Newport Canal Trust have just completed the first stage of their journey from the Grand Union Canal in Northamptonshire to the Shropshire Union...

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...