Locky rescues people

Published: Monday, 17 February 2014

THE lock keeper at Abingdon Lock on the Thames has within a week rescued two people who have been caught in the flooded river.

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Woman attacked

Published: Monday, 17 February 2014

A WOMAN was assaulted by two men on the banks of the Taft in Cardiff, and had to be rescued from the water.

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Where will the money go?

Published: Monday, 17 February 2014

HOW can Vince et al expect boaters to give CaRT £25, no strings attached? We have no idea where that money will go  writes Ralph Freeman.

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Organise working party days

Published: Monday, 17 February 2014
I HAVE to agree with Victor's submission 'Low on the agenda' [concerning the appeal from Canal & River Trust] writes John Howard.

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NABO supports emergency appeal

Published: Sunday, 16 February 2014

THE National Association of Boat Owners (NABO) has moved quickly to support the Canal & River Trust national canal flood appeal (Canal flood appeal launched), writes Allan Richards.

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Victor: Low on the agenda

Published: Sunday, 16 February 2014

I REALLY cannot see the Canal & River Trust appeal for funds to pay for any flood damage to its canals being high on people's agenda.

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Canal flood appeal launched

Published: Saturday, 15 February 2014

SUCH has been the impact on the canals by the incessant rain over the weeks that the Canal & River Trust have launched an appeal to friends and volunteers to help repair some of the damage.

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Model Boat Show returns

Published: Friday, 14 February 2014

FOR its sixth consecutive year a Model Boat Show will take place at the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port.

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Pillings Marina's 3.4m debt

Published: Friday, 14 February 2014

THE Canal &River Trust (CaRT) has renewed its threat to blockade Pillings Lock Marina (CaRT threatens to block marina), writes Allan Richards.

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EA admits environment policy to blame

Published: Friday, 14 February 2014

THE Environment Agency has admitted that pressure from environmental groups to safeguard flowers, mussels and water voles is to blame for the lack of dredging that was mainly responsible for the catastrophic flooding of its rivers.

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