A parade of historic vehicles marks completion of the new Schoolhouse Bridge in Crickheath, Shropshire.
After many years of effort, and months spent by bridge contractors on the site, completion of the new Schoolhouse Bridge – the last highway blockage on the Montgomery Canal in Shropshire – was marked by a procession of historic vehicles crossing the bridge days before the road was formally opened to traffic.
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Monty’s Brewery based in the Welsh town of Montgomery, has launched Navigation Pale Ale to support the ongoing restoration of the Montgomery Canal.
The Montgomery Canal has recently celebrated the opening of another restored section to Crickheath Basin while Schoolhouse Bridge, another 300 yds along the course of the canal, is currently being rebuilt – so it’s great to see a local business supporting the restoration effort.
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Timothy West and Prunella Scales, stars of Channel 4 TV series Great Canal Journeys, are supporting an appeal for the reconstruction of the Montgomery Canal’s Schoolhouse Bridge.
The latest appeal by the Restore the Montgomery Canal! team, made necessary by rising costs after the delays of Covid, will be boosted by a supporter who will once again match every £1 donated.
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Announcement that the Montgomery Canal is one of the projects that the Growing Mid Wales Board is submitting to the UK and Welsh Governments for support welcomed.
The Restore the Montgomery Canal! Group – which brings together volunteer charities which have worked for years for the revival of the Montgomery Canal – has welcomed the latest development.
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After the difficulties of planning through the time of Coronavirus restrictions, the Montgomery Canal Triathlon run by the Friends of the Montgomery Canal on Saturday 4 September was a most successful event.
While many of the 117 entrants were from Shropshire and Montgomeryshire, others came from across the British mainland, some over 200 miles to reach the canal. The oldest to complete all 28 miles were over 80 and the youngest was under 10 years of age.
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