Gravel by canal as an excuse

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2009

CEMEX is using the excuse that it will transport gravel by the Trent & Mersey Canal as a ploy to get planning permission to start extraction at three new sites.

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Will they ever learn?

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2009

Time and time again warnings are issued about the dangers of swimming in canals and rivers, yet every year young people take to the water, often with dire consequences.

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BW seal famous cave for the bats

Published: Sunday, 05 July 2009

THE fate of the Devils Den cave at Prestwood near Kinver on the Staffs & Worcs Canal has now been sealed up—for the bats.

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Regent's Canal claims another victim

Published: Saturday, 04 July 2009
ANOTHER body has been pulled out of the Regent's Canal, this time by York Way bridge in King's Cross.

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Council will not allow fence

Published: Saturday, 04 July 2009

THOUGH British Waterways gave permission for a home owner to erect a fence at the bottom of the garden, it must now be removed.

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Two strikes and you're out!

Published: Friday, 03 July 2009

SUCH is the anti-social behaviour at a British Waterways marina, that the manager has had to introduce a 'two strikes and you're out' regime to attempt to quell it.

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Campaign to open duplicated locks

Published: Friday, 03 July 2009

THE Stoke-on Trent Branch of the Inland Waterways Association and the Trent & Mersey Canal Society have launched a campaign to reopen the disused locks on Heartbreak Hill.

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Enthusiasts block waterside development

Published: Friday, 03 July 2009

WATERWAY enthusiasts and boaters have scuppered a controversial plan to build a huge six storey apartment block by the waterside at Stourbridge.

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Money for visitor attractions

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2009
THERE are proposals to get money to provide more visitor attraction on the Soar and Grand Union Canal through Leicestershire.

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Boaters win the day

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2009

THE problems with the proposed fence along the Rochdale Canal in Manchester, which would prevent easy boaters' access to locks, are being dealt with.

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