New canal bridge causing chaos

Published: Friday, 13 November 2009

A NEW canal bridge being built in Stroud as part of the restoration of the Cotswold Canals, is causing worry to traders in the town who are affected.

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New basin for the Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 12 November 2009

Members of the Chesterfield Canal Trust are concerned that a recent article in narrowboatworld may have given a wrong impression, writes Rod Auton.

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15 years old canal murder still investigated

Published: Thursday, 12 November 2009

THOUGH it is 15 years since a 13 years old schoolgirl was murdered and her body dumped in a canal, police are still looking for her killer.

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Up go the buildings

Published: Wednesday, 11 November 2009

WORK is progressing well on the new Overwater Marina on the Shropshire Union Canal at Audlem with the facilities buildings going up and many jetties now installed.

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Annual licence check started

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

BETWEEN today (9th November) and the 21st, every boat on British Waterways waters will have its licence checked.

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Developers want bigger bridge

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

DEVELOPERS on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal want a swing bridge scrapping and the waterway diverted so a fixed bridge can be installed.

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Two months clean-up

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

A MASSIVE two months clean up is now underway on the Dublin canals at a cost of €1 million.

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Drugs and alcohol factor in boat death

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

AT THE inquest into the death of boater Marie-Anne Chavasse, it was told that a combination of prescription drugs and alcohol prevented her being able to escape her boat when it caught fire.

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Still they come

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

YET another marina is planned, this time on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Lower Foxhangers Farm at Rowde near Devizes.

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Floatel being demolished

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

WORK started last week on the demolition of the Floatel on the Weaver at Northwich, which closed in January.

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