A book on the Wilts & Berks

Published: Wednesday, 06 January 2010

ONE of the volunteers of the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust is preparing a book on the disused waterway.

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Sunken boat raised

Published: Wednesday, 06 January 2010

THE narrowboat, Helena Knowsley, that was shown sunk in the Cam at Cambridge, will soon be floating again.

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Mural needs £5,400 after two years

Published: Tuesday, 05 January 2010
THOUGH the mural at Dallow Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal is only just two years old it needs £5,400 spending to restore it.

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Part of Trent for sale

Published: Tuesday, 05 January 2010

THERE'S a chance for you to own part of the Trent this year, as it goes up for auction.

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Cold weather prompts alarms at locks

Published: Tuesday, 05 January 2010
WITH a great risk in the present freezing weather of death should anyone fall into a river, safety alarms have been fitted on the Cam locks as a trial.

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Narrowboats outside

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

THOUGH as we reported there is  a scarcity  of narrowboats in the hall of the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show, there are eight on display outside.

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Sixth Walton Bridge

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

IT SEEMS the Thames at Walton is to get its sixth Walton Bridge after a public enquiry approved its design.

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Lack of narrowboats at boat show

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

THE big London International Boat Show, claims 70 new product launches, but no narrowboats amongst them.

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Death mystery half solved

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

IT HAS been reported that 20 police officers were drafted in to investigate the death of a man found on the towpath of the canal at Newport, which is now half solved.

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No Wendover Festival

Published: Saturday, 02 January 2010

THE Wendover/Tring Canal Festival will not be going ahead this year as a suitable site cannot be found, Mike Griffin tells us.

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