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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One last obstacle to restoration

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2009

THERE is just one last obstacle to the restoration of the Driffield Navigation—the Skerne  Road Bridge, and fund raising has started to enable it to be replaced.

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Boat lift design wanted

Published: Wednesday, 01 July 2009

A COMPETITION is being launched by the Grand Western Canal Trust for a design of a lift bridge to replace the former seven lifts on the canal.

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Pontcysyllte gets World Heritage Site status

Published: Monday, 29 June 2009

BRITISH Waterway leaders, council chiefs and local communities are today celebrating the news that Pontcysyllte Aqueduct has been given World Heritage Site status.

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No marina for Wigan

Published: Sunday, 28 June 2009
THE plans for a marina as part of a £170 millions development by the side of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal have been called off, it has just been announced.

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See the work on the Droitwich Canals

Published: Sunday, 28 June 2009
WALKS have been organised during July for people to see the restoration work on the Droitwich Canals Restoration Project.

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