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February 18th 2017


Gorton Aqueduct Working Party






















































The WRG (Waterway Recovery Group) working hard to clear brambles, trees and rubbish from the aqueduct.  On the left Graham Burns and Liz Watson from Manchester and Stockport Canal Society and Ian Watson can be seen installing the heritage plaque on the towpath by the aqueduct.  (Please click here to see photos of the plaques.)




























WRG van




























Our chairman Roger Bravey arriving at the aqueduct site




























Roger Bravey and Peter Scott on the towpath by the aqueduct





















































The aqueduct and towpath after the clear-up - a big difference!


Saturday August 19th 2017


Clayton Hall Open Day






















Gwen Scott at the MSCS stall in Clayton Hall grounds


Sunday August 20th 2017


North Reddish Park Fun Day


















Gwen Scott, Liz Watson, Graham Burns and Walter Brett (Deputy Mayor of Stockport) at the MSCS

stall in North Reddish Park


Saturday September 23rd 2017


Openshaw Festival























Fay and Roger Bravey, Graham Burns, and Peter and Gwen Scott at the MSCS stall at the

Openshaw Festival in Lime Square


Sunday September 24th 2017


Manchester Road Park Friends Fun Day




























A scene from the Manchester Road Park Friends Fun Day at Ash Grove, Stockport,

which the Society also attended






















The opening of the Mancheter Road Park Friends Fun Day by Deputy Mayor Walter Brett




These recent events have been very successful.  We have gained 8 new members and several “friends” of the society.  We hope to see our new members at our AGM on the 22nd October - please come along.



2017 Newsletter.  Click here



Saturday to Monday, October 21st to 23rd


Stockport Canal Clean Up














































Ogden Lane bridge after the litter pick, Sunday, 22nd October





























Ashton Old Road bridge after the litter pick on Monday, 23rd October
































Ian Watson on the steps by Ashton Old Road bridge

























































Lots of litter bags near the Ashton Old Road bridge!



Wednesday October 4th 2017


Our chairman Roger Bravey has sent a submission to the Stockport Local Plan 2017 to have the line of the original canal recognised as a “blue/green” corridor of open space.  Please click  here  for details of the submission.