More exaggeration

Published: Thursday, 12 October 2017

 I SAW the antiques programme on television yesterday [Wednesday] that included a visit by one of the dealers to the Anderton Boat Lift that once again showed that Canal & River Trust just cannot stop exaggerating its figures, writes T Lang.

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Body discovered by moorings

Published: Thursday, 12 October 2017

A BODY has been discovered in the Soar by the Otter pub moorings near Kegworth, with the police baffled by its identity.

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Slipshod dredging blamed for massive fish kill

Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

SLIPSHOD dredging at Leighton Buzzard on the Grand Union Canal is being blamed for half a tonne of dead fish.

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Bagnall Lock re-opens

Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

BAGNALL Lock at Alrewas on the Trent & Mersey Canal was re-opened yesterday, Tuesday, at 1pm, with the queue of boats allowed through.

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Floating restaurant for Brayford Pool

Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

AGAINST great opposition the plans for a floating restaurant in Brayford Pool on the Fossdyke in Lincoln have been passed.

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New water point at Leamington Spa

Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

There is a new water point on the Grand Union Canal in Leamington Spa. It’s a few yards east of Bridge 40 (Clemens Street) but set back from the towpath edge so not that visible.

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Kennet & Avon Canal water supply

Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Regarding the piece regarding confusion over the Caen Hill flight and the Crofton flight on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

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Builder using Cam to sell houses in Northampton

Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

THE house builder Martin Grant Homes has been referred to the Advertising Standards Agency for using a photograph of the Cam in Cambridge to advertise houses being built in Northampton!

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Anderton Boat Lift on TV today

Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

THE Anderton Boat Lift will be featured on television today, Wednesday, as part of BBC1's Antiques Road Trip.

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Five years old playing by canal...

Published: Monday, 09 October 2017

FIVE years old William Smith was playing by the Stourbridge Canal when he went into the water, going under, but luckily his friend was on hand to save him from drowning.

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