Kennet & Avon closed at Crofton again

Published: Thursday, 03 August 2017

FOR the fourth time since April last year the Crofton Flight on the Kennet & Avon Canal is closed to navigation.

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Huddersfield Narrow closed for two weeks

Published: Thursday, 03 August 2017

THE Huddersfield Narrow Canal is to be closed for two weeks in October owing to 'severe leakage'.

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Counting butterflies

Published: Thursday, 03 August 2017

SURELY this is just another example of CaRT wasting money and effort of volunteers. There are other butterfly and moth species which use the nettle as a host on which to lay their eggs so why not include them? Asks Bill Ridgeway.

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New marina for Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Published: Thursday, 03 August 2017

PLANNING permission has been submitted for a new marina on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Burnley.

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Two Walks on the Wild Side

Published: Wednesday, 02 August 2017

I STARTED from Llangollen where the horse drawn trip boats were plying up and down to the horseshoe falls leaving plenty of manure on the tow path for the rose gardeners, writes Alan Tilbury.

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More BWML residential moorings

Published: Wednesday, 02 August 2017

THE disclosure by Victor that British Waterways Marinas Ltd are pushing for more residential moorings has been confirmed with the announcement that 130 new residential berths have been secured.

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Tackling Woodnook Lock

Published: Wednesday, 02 August 2017

WE HAVE today come up the Aire & Calder from Ferrybridge to Stanley Ferry. This route took us through Woodnook Lock, writes Mike Todd.

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Call for more cyclists on towpaths!

Published: Wednesday, 02 August 2017

THERE is a call by the recently formed Big Bike Revival for groups of cyclists to get on their bikes and use such as the canal towpaths.

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Lancaster Canal aqueduct to be repaired

Published: Wednesday, 02 August 2017

MONEY from the Heritage Lottery Fund has secured initial funding for the repair of Stainton Aqueduct on the Lancaster Canal that was damaged by floods.

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So it's butterflies now

Published: Tuesday, 01 August 2017

I well remember the 'count' of kingfishers organised by Canal & River Trust and having quite a few conversations at the café at Stenson where I once moored, (not at the café but the marina!) so it's butterflies now, writes Morgan Stills.

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