Incident on Macclesfield Canal Date published: 13th July 2016 10.08am

At approximately 10.10am today officers from Cheshire Police were called to reports that a woman had fallen into the Macclesfield Canal at Gawsworth, near Lyme Green.

Officers attended the scene along with staff from North West Ambulance Service and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The woman has now been rescued from the canal and is being transported to Macclesfield District General Hospital.

As a result of the incident the Canal is currently closed from bridge 46 to 47 to allow investigation work to take place.