Police find body in canal

Published: Monday, 05 March 2018

THE search for 19 years old Charlie Pope came to a tragic end when police discovered his body in the Rochdale Canal.

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Lots of Bedford cruises

Published: Monday, 05 March 2018

IF YOU would like to experience the River Great Ouse in Bedford, the John Bunyan Boat Team have now published  their cruise programme on the river for the 2018 season.

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Driver leaped into canal to escape police

Published: Monday, 05 March 2018

THE police in Ilkeston checking a car's numberplate realised it was false and gave chase.

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Victor: Really selling the family silver

Published: Sunday, 04 March 2018

I MUST be crackers leaving the lovely hot sunshine to come back to this!

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Gongoozler: Do boaters volunteer?

Published: Saturday, 03 March 2018

IT APPEARS that some canal societies are making great progress with their construction projects.

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The end for British Waterways Marinas Ltd

Published: Friday, 02 March 2018

OBVIOUSLY the value of British Waterways Marinas Ltd is too much of a temptation for Canal & River Trust to resist as it intends to sell the lot and pocket the cash!

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Boat house fire damages boats

Published: Friday, 02 March 2018

A FIRE at the boat house at Thames Ditton Marina has damaged nearby boats.

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Now two broken bridges on the Leeds & Liverpool

Published: Friday, 02 March 2018

 IN ADDITION to the broken Niffany Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal another swing bridge is broken.

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The 'Beast' has arrived in Rugeley

Published: Thursday, 01 March 2018

Rugeley2018KeithTHIS scene of Brindley Bank at Rugeley on the Trent & Mersey Canal this morning (Thursday) is somewhat different from Keith Gudgin's photograph shown yesterday—the so-called 'Beast from the East' has arrived.

A real test of willpower and stamina

Published: Thursday, 01 March 2018

NO SURPRISES that some readers are going back on the land. The rigours of what is the first real winter since about 2010 is a real test of willpower and stamina, writes Kevin McNiff.

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