Builder using Cam to sell houses in Northampton

Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

THE house builder Martin Grant Homes has been referred to the Advertising Standards Agency for using a photograph of the Cam in Cambridge to advertise houses being built in Northampton!

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Anderton Boat Lift on TV today

Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

THE Anderton Boat Lift will be featured on television today, Wednesday, as part of BBC1's Antiques Road Trip.

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Five years old playing by canal...

Published: Monday, 09 October 2017

FIVE years old William Smith was playing by the Stourbridge Canal when he went into the water, going under, but luckily his friend was on hand to save him from drowning.

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Man's body found in the Bridgewater

Published: Monday, 09 October 2017

THE search for a missing man has ended with his body found in the Bridgewater Canal at Sale.

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Donation to Wey & Arun funds

Published: Monday, 09 October 2017

NOW the new Compasses Bridge at Alfold  Wey & Arun Canal is completed, the Trust’s other initiatives in the area have received a boost with a donation from the IWA.

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Gates still crash when two 'on top'

Published: Monday, 09 October 2017

THE bottom lock gates at Bagnall are so unbalanced that even with two people on top, you cannot work the lock without the gates slamming shut.

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Victor: Putting it in perspective

Published: Sunday, 08 October 2017

I REALLY must congratulate Jimmy Lockwood on his article 'The law of unexpected circumstances', sensibly explaining the reason for so many lock failures and putting it all in perspective.

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The law of unexpected consequences

Published: Friday, 06 October 2017

THERE appears to be a new reason causing the closure of locks—namely the failure of balance beams. Ignore the timber thefts from Walsall Locks, writes Jimmy Lockwood.

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Anglers waved me on

Published: Friday, 06 October 2017

I TRIED to moor at Kilby Bridge earlier last month but was stopped by three fishermen who waved me on when I attempted to come in to the bollards, writes Pat Gilbert.

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Traditional boats at Ellesmere no longer on show

Published: Friday, 06 October 2017

ELEVEN historic narrowboats are to be taken from exhibition at the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port and removed from the water.

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