EA has updated their web site with the plans for this winter. You can see the details here:
Network Rail tell us that they are to remove some of the old bridges near to Castlefield Basin, Manchester in August as part of the controversial Ordsall Chord rail link. This is very near to Castlefield Basin.
The project details can be seen here, including a detailed map.
HM Coastguard, Liverpool and Cheshire Emergency services, Liverpool Pilot and the Lifeboat were all called out out on Sunday afternoon when the Royal Iris passenger ferry ran aground in the Mersey. Around 78 passengers were on board, and were safely evacuated to a nearby dock.