Another banana lock in the making?

Published: Sunday, 16 July 2017

A BULGE appearing on one of the narrow lock sides of the Staffs & Worcs Canal is very likely to cause an extended stoppage in the future.

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Victor: The bad news first

Published: Sunday, 09 July 2017

I EXPECT I had better give you the bad news first—no narrowboatworld updates until next weekend.

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Possibility of BCN Mainline closure

Published: Saturday, 08 July 2017

THE unexpected closure of the Birmingham Main Line yesterday, Friday, by the 'serious faults' of a bridge over the waterway brought the possibility of a long stoppage whilst it was repaired.

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New Scotland canal honours the Queen

Published: Friday, 07 July 2017

A NEW canal section forming the eastern gateway to Scotland’s Forth & Clyde Canal has been given a royal seal of approval after being officially named in honour of the Queen.

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Where is CART going?

Published: Friday, 07 July 2017

WHAT is it all about with the Canal & River Trust these days, where is it going? Asks James Henry.

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Another blockage to go on Montgomery Canal

Published: Friday, 07 July 2017

VOLUNTEERS from the Waterway Recovery Group will be returning for the last time to the railway embankment which blocks the Montgomery Canal at Pant, near Llanymynech.

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People marooned on Anderton Boat Lift

Published: Thursday, 06 July 2017

THE good news is that this morning, Thursday, at 11am the Anderton Boat Lift re-opened once again, but the bad news was that 33 people were marooned when it broke on Sunday.

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Leaking lock drains Regent's pound

Published: Thursday, 06 July 2017

THE leaking Acton's Lock (7) on the Regents Canal has drained the pound, with further leakages causing low water levels along 26 miles between Camden and Cowley.

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Trading boats welcome at Sawley Market

Published: Thursday, 06 July 2017

THERE is the opportunity for trading boats to do business at the annual Sawley Autumn Market later this year.

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Two charged after body found in canal

Published: Thursday, 06 July 2017

TWO men have been charged with the murder of another man after pushing him off a canal bridge.

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