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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...

NW Waterway Recovery Group Weekend 6-8 March

NW Waterway Recovery Group Weekend 6-8 March

We had a good, productive and muddy weekend with our friends from North West Waterway Recovery Group (NWWRG) at the Berwick Cutting. The last of the large timbers were removed from the canal and...

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...

St Volunteers Day

St Volunteers Day

Shropshire Rural Community Council is offering people interested in volunteering the chance to connect with charities this Valentine’s Day. St. Volunteers Day is taking place between 10am and 12pm at Palmer’s Café, Claremont St,...

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...