Welcome to the NEWS and DIARY section
 of the Trent and Mersey Canal Society website
This section of our website is designed to be quick and easy to navigate even on a slow connection.
We can also update it easily, so that members are always up-to-date with important news and our diary of events.
If you would like anything adding/amending please contact the web-master for this News & Diary section Roger Evans.  
Most recent updates: (5th August) Diary updated with news of August Cheshire Locks work party
+ (21st July) 73rd (of 94) milepost (Colwich)added to Mileposts Index page
+ (17th July) Previous (May-June) issue of Grand Trunk added
and new Grand Trunk Archive page created with all issues since the start of 2016

Our next season of Talks is due to start on Friday 16th October (subject to Covid-19 restrictions of course!).
Note: This page will be updated as soon as we have any new events (or work-parties) scheduled (see Diary)

Any URGENT news (such as a meeting cancelled on the day because the speaker is ill) will be added to this page.
For the Diary of Forthcoming Events see Diary (<= Click on blue underlined word(s) for more details)
For reviews of past Meetings and Talks see Meetings and Talks
For news of progress on our Cheshire Locks project see Cheshire Locks
For other non-urgent News see Other News
For useful Links to other web-sites see Links 
Note that we will NOT be reporting Stoppages (Scheduled or Emergency) - See CRT Notices (opens in a new window).
If you have arrived here via a Link or a Search, then please note that the shortest name to use for us is

Historical Information 
For information about the repaired and re-opened major breach near Dutton Hollow (2012-2013) see Breach near Dutton 
For information about the Auction of Maureen Shaw's plates (2015) see Auction (Maureen Shaw)