Man's body found in the Bridgewater

Published: Monday, 09 October 2017

THE search for a missing man has ended with his body found in the Bridgewater Canal at Sale.

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Donation to Wey & Arun funds

Published: Monday, 09 October 2017

NOW the new Compasses Bridge at Alfold  Wey & Arun Canal is completed, the Trust’s other initiatives in the area have received a boost with a donation from the IWA.

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Gates still crash when two 'on top'

Published: Monday, 09 October 2017

THE bottom lock gates at Bagnall are so unbalanced that even with two people on top, you cannot work the lock without the gates slamming shut.

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Victor: Putting it in perspective

Published: Sunday, 08 October 2017

I REALLY must congratulate Jimmy Lockwood on his article 'The law of unexpected circumstances', sensibly explaining the reason for so many lock failures and putting it all in perspective.

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The law of unexpected consequences

Published: Friday, 06 October 2017

THERE appears to be a new reason causing the closure of locks—namely the failure of balance beams. Ignore the timber thefts from Walsall Locks, writes Jimmy Lockwood.

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Anglers waved me on

Published: Friday, 06 October 2017

I TRIED to moor at Kilby Bridge earlier last month but was stopped by three fishermen who waved me on when I attempted to come in to the bollards, writes Pat Gilbert.

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Traditional boats at Ellesmere no longer on show

Published: Friday, 06 October 2017

ELEVEN historic narrowboats are to be taken from exhibition at the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port and removed from the water.

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Reliable Crofton pumps

Published: Friday, 06 October 2017

Good news about funding grant, [Crofton steam engines] maybe CaRT should chip in a good amount so that they have a reliable pump if their 'Reliable' electric pumps fail.

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Money for Crofton beam engines

Published: Thursday, 05 October 2017

THE Kennet & Avon Trust is congratulating itself that it has been awarded £559,300 by the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the £845,000 project to to secure the future of the steam driven Crofton Beam Engines.

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Boaters using minor injury units

Published: Thursday, 05 October 2017

Congratulations to Keith for his excellent research on registering with a GP, writes Martin Cox.

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