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Cheshire Locks Project News - 2020
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2020 Working Parties (most recent first)
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Thursday 18th June 2020 - Cancelled as CRT still won't let us resume work.

Thursday 21st May 2020 - Cancelled by CRT because of the Covid-19 outbreak

Thursday 16th April 2020 - Cancelled by CRT because of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Thursday 19th March 2020 - Cancelled by CRT because of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Thursday 20th February 2020 - Cancelled because of forecast bad weather.

Thursday 16th January 2020 - Our first work party of the New Year, and nine volunteers attended on a dry, overcast morning to complete work on Lock 66 (Wheelock Lower) by finishing the painting of the top gates . The majority of the team moved up to concentrate on preparing Lock 65, scraping paddle gear, balance beams and fittings, strapping posts and bridge rails. We did manage to apply some paint to the metalwork before rain halted proceedings (as forecast) at lunchtime. An early finish but a worthwhile day, nevertheless. 
 
Painting Top  Balance Beam on Lock 65                                Painting Metal Safety Strip on Top Gate
(Photos: Jane Hargreaves)