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Published: Sunday, 30 April 2017

There will be no normal updates or email service until the middle of May when we return.  Though there are 6,640 articles available to peruse!

Dangerous weir signs

Published: Sunday, 30 April 2017

FOLLOWING on from Victor's comment about Weir Signs there is one on the Severn at Upper Lode Lock. The biggest sign has an arrow pointing to the weir, writes Amy Dickerson.

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Victor: Then there were three

Published: Sunday, 30 April 2017

IT WAS a cold and windy Monday with very few boats on the move, yet there were three volunteer lockies at Sawley Mechanised Lock, all just to turn a key!

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Giant water rat spotted on Calder & Hebble

Published: Saturday, 29 April 2017

A GIANT water rat has been spotted at South Pennine Boat Club in Mirfield, on the Calder & Hebble Navigation, but is no threat to boaters.

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Montgomery Canal restoration appeal launched

Published: Friday, 28 April 2017

UNDER the banner 'Restore the Montgomery Canal!' an appeal has been launched for the restoration of the waterway by the High Sheriff of Shropshire, Mr Charles Lillis.

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Addition to the boat's crew

Published: Friday, 28 April 2017

THERE was an addition to the crew of the narrowboat Penny moored at the Priory Marina at Bedford—a baby daughter.

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Aylesbury Arm open

Published: Friday, 28 April 2017

THE Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal has been re-opend after the closure at locks 10 and 11.  The closure—as are those at three other locks—was to ' reduce water loss'.

Burgled narrowboat sinks

Published: Friday, 28 April 2017

A cruiser style narrowboat left unattended at the top of the Coventry Canal near Fradley has been burgled and has now sunk.

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Keep clear of 15 miles of the Shroppie

Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

THE part of the Shropshire Union Canal around Market Drayton will be a definite no-no for boaters during a day in August, as the national angling championships will be taking place.

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Two more people drown in the Avon

Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

A MAN and a woman drowned when their car plunged into the Avon at Bristol in the same location that two men died in another car that went into the river last year.

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