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Arrival of Ryeford Lock Gates

Ryeford Lock Gates arrive bright & early SDC’s Jon Pontefract had an early morning call on Thursday.Two of the three sets of gates for Ryeford Double Lock arrived at 8am… all the way from Halifax to Brimscombe. And they arrived by Severn…                 Well… ok, that was the name […]

Merrywalks Bridge Bulletin No.35

Merrywalks Bridge Update from Nigel Edgeworth Work has continued on placing the formwork in order to cast the bridge deck.  Next week reinforcing steel will be put in place. It is expected that this will take about a week to complete with a concrete pour taking place the week after. Concrete has now been placed […]

Bridge Opening

Upper Mills Bridge opens to Navigation  The official opening of Upper Mills Bridge will be on Tuesday 25th January at 1.00pm. The first boat under the new bridge will be the Cotswold Canals Trust work boat Aquila. This will carry an 'official party' consisting of: Mattie Ross, The Mayor of Stonehouse – Keith Pearson, Cabinet Member & Deputy […]