Mooring rings refurbished

Published: Friday, 09 April 2010

The Shropshire  Union Canal Society 'Minor Tasks Team' have refurbished the visitor moorings at Christleton.

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Wonderful British Waterways

Published: Friday, 09 April 2010

After returning from an Easter trip on our broad beam on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal felt I just had to contact you to sing the praises of our wonderful British Waterways, writes Lesley Carter.

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£100,000 to repair towpath

Published: Friday, 09 April 2010

BRITISH Waterways is spending £100,000 on a 160 yards length of towpath on the Kennet & Avon Canal, as cyclists are complaining of its condition.

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Ferry back in business

Published: Thursday, 08 April 2010

THE chain ferry across the Avon at Stratford is back in business after its much needed overhaul.

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Horse boating on the Huddersfield

Published: Thursday, 08 April 2010

THE Horseboating Society has organised a trip in April that includes legging through Standedge Tunnel.

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Saving on dredging

Published: Thursday, 08 April 2010

A NEW system has been developed that could help with the dredging of the waterways, and save costs.

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Failure on the Rochdale

Published: Wednesday, 07 April 2010

A BOATER on the Rochdale Canal yesterday (Tuesday) half opened a gate on Black Pit Lock at Hebden Bridge when the retaining collar fractured causing the gate to drop and rest on the floor of the lock, writes Brian Holmes.

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Work starts on Caldon breach

Published: Wednesday, 07 April 2010

WORK has now started on the breach on the Caldon Canal near its terminus at Leek which occurred in November.

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Blocked Forty Foot

Published: Wednesday, 07 April 2010

BOATERS who cruise the Middle Level are protesting against the Environment Agency for its refusal to clear a small length of the Forty Foot to allow access to and from the Old Bedford River, Alan Tilbury tells us.

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Break-in at Foxton

Published: Wednesday, 07 April 2010

A NARROWBOAT was broken into as it was moored on the Market Harborough Arm at Foxton below the locks.

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