Tag: Bridgewater Canal

Elizabeth Charnley first qualified as a Green Badge Tourist Guide in April 2019. Image Credit: Elizabeth Charnley.

An insight into Salford’s rich history – all from the comfort of your home

Before the turbulent year that was 2020, nobody could have imagined that an online tour of Bridgewater Canal would be […]

Barton Swing Aqueduct is just one of the Salford landmarks with a rich history. (Image is in the public domain.)

“People have no idea what’s on their doorstep” – Salford tour guide on the importance of local history and how lockdown has affected business

A Salford tour guide has spoken about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on her business. Elizabeth Charnley, who runs […]

Jet ski seen racing down Bridgewater Canal – police appeal for information

Jet ski seen racing down Bridgewater Canal – police appeal for information

A jet ski has reportedly been racing down Salford’s Bridgewater Canal in a move which has caused outrage among local […]

Emma Rodgers creating sculpture.
Copyright image: Emma Rodgers

A sculpture to celebrate “Salford Firsts” and the city’s rich history coming soon

Renowned sculptor Emma Rodgers is working on a horse and lamppost sculpture for Bexley Square off Chapel Street to celebrate […]

Precarious Carnaval bringing a taste of Rio to Salford

Precarious Carnaval bringing a taste of Rio to Salford

This weekend see’s performers from the UK and Brazil join up for a the unique Precarious Carnival experience along the historic Bridgewater canal in Salford.

Bridgewater Canal brings science to life for British Science Week

Bridgewater Canal brings science to life for British Science Week

Bridgewater Canal and ScienceX are celebrating the ten-day event of science, technology, engineering and maths with imaginative experiences for children and families.