The increasingly popular Stratford River Festival will be held this year on Saturday 30th and Sunday 1st July 2012.
There will be live music all weekend, beer tent, craft and charity stalls, family area, boats moored on the River Avon and on Saturday night, an illuminated boat display followed by a spectacular firework display.
Details . . . → Read More: Stratford River Festival June 30th – July 1st 2012
11 Jan 2012
Cheshire West and Chester Council and British Waterways say they are seeking urgent talks with the government over funding for repairs to the Sutton Weaver swing bridge on the A56 near Frodsham.
According to British Waterways, which owns the 90-year-old structure, the bridge will soon need major re-strengthening work at a cost . . . → Read More: Funds sought for Sutton Weaver bridge repairs near Frodsham
Tuesday 10th January 2012 in Aire Valley By Kathryn Bradley – Bradford Telegraph & Argus»
Visitors to Bingley’s world-famous Five Rise Locks will this month get a rare glimpse of parts of the engineering masterpiece normally hidden underwater.
British Waterways has drained the Grade I listed structure for maintenance revealing the bottom of the . . . → Read More: Visitors to get rare glimpse of Bingley engineering masterpiece