Email: The dreaded word

Published: Wednesday, 26 June 2013

'Obsolete' must be the dreaded word many narrowboat owners become accustomed to hearing. With boats built to last, and most kept in exceptional repair by their proud owners they go on and on for years...

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CaRT ignoring G&S problems

Published: Wednesday, 26 June 2013

CaRT are still not addressing problems with moorings on the Gloucester/Sharpness canal, writes Peter Ponting.

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CaRT cuts Lancaster moorings

Published: Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Canal & River Trust have removed important moorings in Lancaster on the Lancaster Canal, making it near impossible for visitors to moor in the city, and Ian Mayoh writes.

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Broads Authority's new workshop

Published: Wednesday, 26 June 2013

THE Broads Authority will be throwing open the doors to its new state-of-the-art workshop and dockyard for its annual public meeting.

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Richard Parry took the right cruise

Published: Wednesday, 26 June 2013

I WAS glad to see Richard Parry's revised cruise on a narrowboat was down the Staffs & Worcs from Aldersley Junction and through the Bratch, writes Ralph Freeman.

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Tell them your tales

Published: Wednesday, 26 June 2013

THERE is now a new scheme by Canal & River Trust, this time to create a history of people's tales of their activities and memories of the waterways.

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Free cake celebrates birthday

Published: Monday, 24 June 2013

THERE will be a slice of free cake at Anderton Boat Lift—to celebrate the first birthday of Canal & River Trust.

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New CEO goes boating

Published: Monday, 24 June 2013

THE new Canal & River Trust Chief Executive, Richard Parry, takes Gemma Joy into a Staffs & Worcs Canal lock.

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Kennet & Avon closure again

Published: Monday, 24 June 2013

FOR the second time this year the Kennet & Avon Canal is closed at Seend, 'until further notice'.

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Raft race raised thousands

Published: Monday, 24 June 2013

SOME passed the finishing line alongside rafts, some passed going sideways and a police car towed by a raft full of 'criminals' ended up on its roof, writes Allan Richards.

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