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THE CHESHIRE RING

29th June - 6th July 2019


The intrepid narrowboating crew set off from Alan's house at 10:30am on Saturday morning, on-route for the Black Prince boatyard at Acton Bridge, Cheshire.  Bob met them at the boatyard and they attended the briefing with Danny from the boatyard about the latest dangers of the Cheshire Ring.   It was warned that high rainfalls in the Pennines were causing excessive flow down the Rochdale canal making the central Manchester locks impassable.   The crew were concerned, but not worried.

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Saturday 29th June  (Really hot and sunny)

Saturday 30th June  (Warm, but overcast)

Quickly mooring the crew set off on foot to view the giant Latchford Locks on the Manchester Ship Canal

Conditions were good as Bob gently guided the narrowboat through Sale on-route for the centre of Manchester

A special space had been reserved for 'The Narrowboat Evie' in the Castlefields area of central Manchester

 

 

Monday 1st July  (Overcast with a cold wind and a little light rain, but turning better in the afternoon)

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