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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 30th October, 2022)

Weeded Up

Weeded Up
The canal at Top Lock.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic DMC-TZ100)
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Comment by: Bruce Almighty on 30th October 2022 at 00:11

Mick, you'd best do some homework owd lad. That's not Top Lock, it's the Cale Lane bridge.

Comment by: Tom on 30th October 2022 at 07:14

The Canal and River Trust have just been awarded a green flag for this section of weeded up canal

Comment by: Weather Woman on 30th October 2022 at 09:02

I would think when you reach the level part of the canal bank your at top lock Och aye.

Comment by: Michael Fish on 30th October 2022 at 12:26

Top Lock is at Withington Lane bridge, and I should know as I live in the canal at Top Lock.

Comment by: Cyril on 30th October 2022 at 14:14

He never gives anyone a Brucie Bonus does he and always has to nitpick about something trivial. He was also telling Frank Orrell to do his homework too the other day about a comment he made on one of his photos, and all the photos and positiveness Frank has very kindly contributed on here and this damp squib has to take a dig, you should rename yourself Bruce the Paper Tiger!

I knew someone years ago who lived on the New Springs side of Withington Lane and they always told folks they lived at Top Lock. I too have always associated Top Lock with being an area around there rather than an actual lock.

Comment by: Violet Horse on 30th October 2022 at 14:34

Yes , I can verify the fact that Michael lives in the canal as he’s my best friend and also my nearest neighbour ; as I live in that field adjacent to the cut . Violet .

Comment by: Wincey Willis on 30th October 2022 at 18:51

Top Lock will be dry this evening with clear spells overnight, however, a few isolated showers continuing into the early hours of Monday.
Remaining quite blustery but staying mild with a minimum temperature of 9 °C.

Comment by: PeterP on 31st October 2022 at 06:35

Tomorrows pad shows it pouring down in Shevy and it also poured down in Ashton . I cannot see it being dry at the Top Lock has these heavy showers swept across the region.

Comment by: Michael Fish on 1st November 2022 at 10:25

blub, blub, blubble, blub!

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