Chesterfield restoration safe from HS2

Published: Wednesday, 19 July 2017

THE campaign by the Chesterfield Canal Trust against the original line of the HS2 that blighted its restoration has paid-off, with the route being moved away from the line of the canal.

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No sense in hiring-out your boat

Published: Wednesday, 19 July 2017

WE HAVE to feel sorry for Dawn Samples who has lost her home as it sunk in the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, writes, T. Lang.

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Sunk L&L boat removed by CaRT

Published: Wednesday, 19 July 2017

THE Canal & River Trust has stepped in and removed the sunken narrowboat from the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, as it was considered to be a navigation hazard.

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Huddersfield Narrow closed again

Published: Wednesday, 19 July 2017

COME the dry weather and the short pounds cannot cope on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal so it is closed again.

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It's the 'blame game' yet again

Published: Tuesday, 18 July 2017

YET another instance where Canal & River Trust are blaming others for its inadequacies—this time at the lock at Sutton Stop.

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Boat jammed in Hurleston Lock

Published: Tuesday, 18 July 2017

A NARROWBOAT is at present jammed in Lock 4 of Hurleston Locks at the junction of the Llangollen Canal with the Shropshire Union Canal, preventing navigation.

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Hirer sank her narrowboat

Published: Monday, 17 July 2017

A NARROWBOAT owner took pity on a man who advertised on the internet that he wanted to try the lifestyle of boating, but he sank the boat by leaving the weed hatch off.

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No lottery grant for Wappenshall Wharf project

Published: Monday, 17 July 2017

THOUGH the Telford Support Group, part of the Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust, was awarded £95,000 towards its Wappenshall Wharf project in January of this year, the funders have now put the award on hold.

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Canal body 'suspicious'

Published: Monday, 17 July 2017

A MAN'S body discovered at Woodham Lock at West Byfleet in the Basingstoke Canal is being treated as 'suspicious' by the police.

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Weaver swing bridge reopens

Published: Monday, 17 July 2017

ACTON Swing Bridge that carries the busy A59 over the Weaver is to reopen after a £1.5 million repair project.

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