Stupid place for moorings

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

THE recent towpath upgrade works at Rugby have resulted in all mooring between bridge 58 at Brownsover being closed and the water point re-sited on the park moorings on the offside between 58 and 59, writes Kevin McNiff.

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No warning notice at locks

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

I'm no apologist for CaRT, but you imply CaRT hasn't published a closure notice. We received an automated email on 21st September publishing details.

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New marina for Stratford Canal

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

ANOTHER new marina is in the course of construction, this time on the Stratford Canal that will be open in time for next year's boating season.

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It was the Splash!

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

ALL that activity with the canoes on the Soar at Leicester on Sunday has been explained to us.

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Victor: Cart has the wrong pound!

Published: Sunday, 24 September 2017

I DON'T expect any of you will be in the least surprised that the low pound that Cart is telling us about causing the stoppages on the Leicester Section is the wrong one!

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Leicester Section to be closed indefinitely

Published: Sunday, 24 September 2017

THOUGH the normal email official stoppage notice has not been released, we have been told that the  Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal above Leicester is now closed indefinitely from today, Wednesday.

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Victor: The summit pound

Published: Friday, 22 September 2017

IT WAS way back in 1998, when we were very keen and very fit, on our way back from the Thames that we first ventured on to the summit pound of the Leicester Section.

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Victor: Onwards and upwards

Published: Wednesday, 20 September 2017

NEEDLESS to say the stoppage had buggered up our plans so it was a gentle cruise to Market Harborough and back for a bit of shopping.

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Victor is shocked by the 'stoppage' work

Published: Sunday, 17 September 2017

I was shocked indeed by what was done in the five days of Ervin's Lock stoppage, but more of that later.

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Victor takes a slow one

Published: Wednesday, 13 September 2017

WITH Ervin's Lock on the Leicester Section closed for this week, there will be no getting to Kilby Bridge in a hurry, so it really is a slow one this time.

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