Grantham to be filled in

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2009

THE Grantham Canal is to be filled in at Stragglethorpe to facilitate the widening of the A46.

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Welsh Restoration

Published: Wednesday, 23 September 2009
WE MAY no longer have a British Waterways board director with responsibility for boaters (not that the one we had was of any use!) but we do have one with responsibility for Wales—John Bridgeman, writes Allan Richards.

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Competition winner

Published: Friday, 04 September 2009

THE winner of the 'Where is it?' narrowboatworld photographic competition has been announced, having correctly named 27 of the photograph locations.

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Are the waterways now in better shape?

Published: Friday, 04 September 2009

HERE'S an invitation to all boaters take part in a National Association of Boat Owners' (NABO) Waterways Condition Surveys 2009, to give their opinion of the present state of the waterways.

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Not a lot for boaters

Published: Friday, 04 September 2009

LEICESTERSHIRE City Council has now finalised its new waterways strategy plan, which will be endorsed this month.

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'Float-in' for boat trade

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

SOMETHING new for boaters—a 'float-in' for food from a canalside pub.

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Voles halt canal restoration

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

A COUNCIL has stopped work on the restoration of the Chichester Canal, and is accused of 'overkill' in its protection of water voles.

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£500 for Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

THE Waterway Recovery Group has presented the Chesterfield Canal Trust with a cheque for £500 towards the Trust's Staveley Town Lock Fund.

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Towpath drug dealer jailed

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

A DRUG dealer who operated on the towpath of the Huddersfield Canal has been jailed for six years.

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A vision for 2026 for the canal

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

NOTWITHSTANDING the recession, the plan to restore the Wilts and Berks Canal through Swindon is still alive, though now in the town's 2026 vision.

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