The Canal Today The canal is owned by the Manchester Ship Canal Co MSC The route is waymarked and route maps can be found on each of the eleven information boards along the trail. Eisenhower was sworn in for his second term as US President, Ghana became the first country in colonial Africa to gain independence, the Suez Canal reopened in. Now a new brand gin has hit the shelves of Manchesters finest drinking establishments Worsley Gin is named after the leafy Salford suburb famous for its beautiful timber clad houses, the orange waters of the Bridgewater Canal and a. In Britain, bikes were being thrown in a canal in Manchester China is. and plans of the Manchester Ship Canal Included is the first largescale map of Manchester, produced by William Green in 1794, and Joseph Adsheads Victorian map of the Township of Manchester A selection of plans show the. "I feel that the Manchester Ship Canal has done so much for putting the North West on the map that it is well worthy of my vote Not just a canal with a dock, it was an artery into the very heart of industrial Lancashire and beyond A truly. Manchester police have recovered a body found floating in a canal off Dale Street, near Piccadilly Station. GOOGLE is in a muddle over one of Manchesters most famous streets The internet company has wrongly identified Canal Street on the street view area of its map service Instead of the cosmopolitan area, lined with trendy bars and. Police are appealing for information after a young woman was viciously raped on a Manchester canal footpath earlier this month Image courtesy of Google Maps, with thanks. Along the way you will discover a pretty section of the Barnsley Canal, the beautiful lakes and parkland of A stone football marks the grave of Mark Jones, one of.