New extension for Thames marina

Published: Tuesday, 25 April 2017

THERE was a day of celebration at the new Harleyford Estate Marina as guests gathered to celebrate the Grand Opening of the newly completed second lagoon providing an extra 148 berths.

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Archbishop travels by boat for minster-making service

Published: Tuesday, 25 April 2017

THE  Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is to bestow minster status on Hull’s 700 year old, Holy Trinity church, arriving by boat at Hull Marina.

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Why not done during winter maintenance?

Published: Tuesday, 25 April 2017

THREE waterways will be closed at the start of the boating season for 'water loss', as work that should had been completed in the normal winter maintenance is to be done starting tomorrow, Wednesday.

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Victor: That old chestnut again

Published: Sunday, 23 April 2017

A BIRMINGHAM councillor has put forward the motion to provide funds for the use of the Severn and adjoining waterways to provide water-borne freight to and from the city, so saving the use of lorries and pollution.

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Licensing consultation workshops

Published: Friday, 21 April 2017

THE Canal & River Trust is inviting boaters to express an interest in being part of the workshops that will form stage two of its three stage national licensing consultation.

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Aire & Calder now open

Published: Friday, 21 April 2017

THOUGH Canal & River Trust reported that Woodlesford Lock on the Aire & Calder had re-opened yesterday (Friday) after its closure, it has reported that it is now closed again.

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Freight on narrow canals

Published: Friday, 21 April 2017

ALL too often we get some councillor or other wanting to show off his 'green' credentials spouting about saving lorries on roads by using the canals, writes James Henry.

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Police emptying pounds

Published: Friday, 21 April 2017

I WAS most concerned to read that the police are draining canals to look for bodies, as this does not portend very well for the future, writes Philip Turner.

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Aston Canal drained for body

Published: Thursday, 20 April 2017

THE Aston Canal in Ancoats has been drained by the police, looking for the body of a teenager who went missing eight years ago.

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'Gates by water' problem

Published: Thursday, 20 April 2017

THE Canal & River Trust recently confirmed that where possible lock gates will be transported by water using barge transport.

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