Mercia is at it again!

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017

PiazzaMerciaALREADY well established as the marina with the most facilities, Mercia Marina is 'at it again' with yet another massive development, giving even more facilities for boaters and the public alike.

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CaRT paying for blatant Guardian features

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017

TWO boaters brought our attention to the various Canal & River Trust features in the Guardian, but what we did not at first realise was they were not actual real news items at all but sheer propaganda by the Trust itself—and paid for!

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Peak Forest closed again

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017

THE peak Forest is not doing too well these days, being closed in April, then in May and now again today. all of course due to failures of one sort or another.

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No terrorists at Stratford Festival

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017

NOTWITHSTANDING the increased security at the ninth annual Stratford River Festival, there was no terrorist alert.

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Macclesfield still leaking

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017

THE Canal & River Trust have admitted that the 'leak' in the Macclesfield Canal near Bollington has 'become substantially worse', so the boats moored nearby have been moved away and the moorings closed.

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Has CaRT the sense to embrace canoeists?

Published: Monday, 03 July 2017

As a native of Eton, and a keen canoeist as a youth I soon learned both the Thames Conservancy ‘rules’ are actually licencing arrangements, I think it was in shillings per year then! Writes Geoff Low.

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Sam to the rescue

Published: Monday, 03 July 2017

THIS is a tall story—but true, writes Jackie Brown.

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Guardian propaganda

Published: Monday, 03 July 2017

THE Guardian it appears is now Canal & River Trust's choice of propaganda, with currently seven massive articles acceding to its telling of the wonderful things that it [CaRT] does.

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Aylesbury Arm open

Published: Monday, 03 July 2017

ENGINEERS have now examined the bridge on the Aylesbury Arm that was hit by a vehicle on Saturday, and the navigation deemed safe.

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Massive development on the Soho Loop

Published: Monday, 03 July 2017

THE quiet cruise around the Soho Loop on the BCN will soon be a thing of the past as a massive development is to take place.

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