A good job very well done

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2010

AFTER the last paint job on our boat had lasted all of five years, we thought this time we would have it done professionally, so  we went for the recommendation of Andy Cain at Kegworth.

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Mon & Brec opens

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2010

THE repair to the bed of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal at Llangattock has been completed, and the canal reopened for the start of the season.

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Heritage skills awarded

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2010

MORE than 20 waterway operatives in the North gained top marks in a Heritage Skills NVQ training qualification, after receiving funding through the Government's Train to Gain programme.

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Next lock for the Wey & Arun Canal

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2010

THE Wey & Arun Canal Trust is now turning its attention to the next major extension to the navigable section centred on Loxwood, on the West Sussex/Surrey border.

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Another boat lift

Published: Monday, 15 March 2010

PLANS have been revealed to build a boat lift similar to the Falkirk Wheel to connect the derelict Newport Canal with the Shropshire Union Canal.

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Volunteers for Moira

Published: Monday, 15 March 2010

THE Organisers of this year's 10th anniversary Moira Canal Festival are seeking volunteers to help out at the weekend event.

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£750 fine for no licence

Published: Monday, 15 March 2010

A BOATER has been fined £750 for using his boat on the Thames without a licence.

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Marie Celeste of the Dudley Canal

Published: Monday, 15 March 2010

FOLLOWING the report in narrowboatworld of businesses leaving the Waterfront complex on the  Dudley Canal, two more bars have now closed.

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Getting rid of the grafitti

Published: Saturday, 13 March 2010

AN EIGHT weeks project is being undertaken in partnership between British Waterways and Wolverhampton City Council to remove graffiti from the canal bridges in the town's network.

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Price increase for BSS certificate

Published: Saturday, 13 March 2010

HAVING held the price of its Certificate for three years, the Boat Safety Scheme has announce it is to increase the price to BSS Examiners.

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