200th birthday celebrations

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2009

A MASSIVE street party is being organised next year to celebrate the 200th birthday of the Kennet & Avon Canal.

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Trust's 1,000th member

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2009

IT WAS sponsor Geoff Lennox who becomes the Chesterfield Canal Trusts' 1,000th member, donated £5,000 on behalf of Smart Teachers to sponsor the Trust's new Learning Boat Project.

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Clearing Severn rubbish

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2009

THE rubbish that piled up around the arches of the Severn Bridge at Worcester is being cleared to allow better passage.

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Boost for Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway

Published: Tuesday, 22 December 2009

THE eventual building of the Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway has received a boost by the formation of a consortium to bring it into reality.

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Stranded boat gets released

Published: Tuesday, 22 December 2009

A NARROWBOAT stranded by the breach on the Caldon Canal was at last rescued yesterday (Monday).

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Another report—another waste of money

Published: Tuesday, 22 December 2009

IN IT'S fourth special report, published in the middle of 2008, the Select Committee on Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) castigated British Waterways for wasting taxpayers money, writes Allan Richards.

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Boost for Cromford Canal restoration

Published: Monday, 21 December 2009

A NEW organisation has been formed to make it easier to obtain funds  for  the restoration of the Cromford Canal.

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New Heritage Information Room

Published: Monday, 21 December 2009

AS PART of the development of Stourport Canal Basins as a major tourist destination, the temporary Heritage Information Room at the basin is to moved and recreated.

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Boaters' birds

Published: Monday, 21 December 2009

BIRDS? No, not our normal kind, but the feathered variety that frequent the canal banks.

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Cultural quarter for the Oxford

Published: Monday, 21 December 2009

THERE are plans for a 'cultural quarter' by the side of the Oxford Canal in Banbury that is being helped by £60,000 from the council.

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