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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Reliable Crofton pumps

Published: Friday, 06 October 2017

Good news about funding grant, [Crofton steam engines] maybe CaRT should chip in a good amount so that they have a reliable pump if their 'Reliable' electric pumps fail.

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Money for Crofton beam engines

Published: Thursday, 05 October 2017

THE Kennet & Avon Trust is congratulating itself that it has been awarded £559,300 by the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the £845,000 project to to secure the future of the steam driven Crofton Beam Engines.

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Boaters using minor injury units

Published: Thursday, 05 October 2017

Congratulations to Keith for his excellent research on registering with a GP, writes Martin Cox.

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Devizes want unlicenced boats removed

Published: Thursday, 05 October 2017

THE Mayor,  Nigel Carter, of Wiltshire Council wants Canal & River Trust to remove unlicensed boats from the Wharf in Devizes.

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Broken balance beam closes Trent & Mersey

Published: Thursday, 05 October 2017

A BALANCE beam of Bagnall Lock at Alrewas on the Trent & Mersey Canal has come adrift and closed the navigation.

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Electric bollards for moorers

Published: Thursday, 05 October 2017

THE Canal & River Trust has matched £30,000 with Islington Borough Council in providing electric bollards along a stretch of the Grand Union Canal in its borough.

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Mix-up with Crofton and Caen Hill flights

Published: Wednesday, 04 October 2017

THE Kennet & Avon Canal is closed yet again, and no prizes for guessing where!

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Registering with a doctor as a continuous cruiser

Published: Wednesday, 04 October 2017

THERE should be no problem with registering with a doctor as a continuous cruiser. But often there is, as I found out some time ago, writes Keith Gudgin.

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Ropes as an excuse

Published: Wednesday, 04 October 2017

I too noticed all those volunteer lock keepers at Sawley Mechanical Locks, though there were just two to turn the key when we went down on to the Trent.

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