Killer carp eat our dragonflies

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

A CORRECTION is needed to one element in Teddy Thornhill's email (Could have saved), writes Allan Richards.

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Hire boats took their toll

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

AN OLD 1917 built wooden boat couldn't take the punishment of being struck so often by hire boats, that it has sunk, leaving its owner without a home.

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Keeping cars out of the canal

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

THERE is an attempt to slow down vehicles on Deepdale Lane by the  side of the Trent & Mersey Canal to keep them out of the waterway.

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Night rescue on the Trent

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

A NARROWBOAT had to be rescued over the weekend from the swollen tidal Trent after becoming grounded in the dark.

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Improvement on the Lee

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

BRITISH Waterways has completed £216,000 improvement on the Lee Navigation around Waltham.

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Winter stoppage extended

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

OWING to the recent spell of cold weather, and subsequent interruption to the winter maintenance programme, British Waterways is advising that the period will most likely be extended.

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Boat to raise funds

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

THE Kennet & Avon Canal Trust has leased a 60ft passenger boat the Kenavon Venture from White Horse Boats, to help raise funds for the trust.

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16 new gates for Caen Hill

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

OVER the the next 12 weeks 16 new lock gates are to be installed on the famous Caen Hill Flight on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Devizes.

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£1,195 costs for speeding boater

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

THERE is one waterway where boaters really must not speed—and that's the Thames.

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Volunteers wanted

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2010

STROUD District Council must use volunteers to both meet a condition of the £11.9million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and also to keep the restoration project of the Stroud Canals within budget.

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