Would be handy for Crofton

Published: Thursday, 28 September 2017

HIDDEN at Canary Wharf there is what seems to be a massive power plant, but is something that would be very handy indeed for the ever failing water level on the Kennet & Avon Canal summit pound, Kevin Too reports.

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Here we go again

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

A MAN falls into the Sheffield waterway after a night out, and once again comes calls for it to be fenced off.

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Ervin's Lock long stoppage

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

WHAT a shame the CART area responsible for this lock didn't take a leaf out of the Shroppie area, writes Alan Baker.

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Stupid place for moorings

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

THE recent towpath upgrade works at Rugby have resulted in all mooring between bridge 58 at Brownsover being closed and the water point re-sited on the park moorings on the offside between 58 and 59, writes Kevin McNiff.

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No warning notice at locks

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

I'm no apologist for CaRT, but you imply CaRT hasn't published a closure notice. We received an automated email on 21st September publishing details.

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New marina for Stratford Canal

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

ANOTHER new marina is in the course of construction, this time on the Stratford Canal that will be open in time for next year's boating season.

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It was the Splash!

Published: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

ALL that activity with the canoes on the Soar at Leicester on Sunday has been explained to us.

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Victor: Cart has the wrong pound!

Published: Sunday, 24 September 2017

I DON'T expect any of you will be in the least surprised that the low pound that Cart is telling us about causing the stoppages on the Leicester Section is the wrong one!

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Leicester Section to be closed indefinitely

Published: Sunday, 24 September 2017

THOUGH the normal email official stoppage notice has not been released, we have been told that the  Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal above Leicester is now closed indefinitely from today, Wednesday.

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Victor: The summit pound

Published: Friday, 22 September 2017

IT WAS way back in 1998, when we were very keen and very fit, on our way back from the Thames that we first ventured on to the summit pound of the Leicester Section.

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