A dream come true

Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018

 AN ART gallery manager is making her dream of owning her own gallery come true, when the new Piazza building at Mercia Marina opens in Spring.

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Another canalside development quashed

Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018

HARD on the heels of the council at Leamington preventing further canalside development, a Whitehall planning inspector has turned down another canalside development.

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Frankton Locks opening time is not new

Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018

Your correspondent 'Has CaRT lost sight of its prime objective?' seems to think that the 12 noon to 2pm opening of Frankton Locks [Montgomery Canal] is new, writes Ray Butler.

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Prevented boat sinkings

Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018

I WAS not at all surprised to read that boat sinkings are on the increase as there has been an increase in slap-happy boating, especially through locks, writes Sid Haworth.

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BSS certificates will cost more

Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018

FOR the first time in eight years the cost of a Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) certificate is to rise.

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It's an insurance policy

Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Further to my namesake’s comments, (no relation), I joined River Canal Rescue two years ago, writes Martin Howes.

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Has CaRT lost sight of its prime role?

Published: Monday, 22 January 2018

AS WE intend to revisit Llangollen again this summer, I thought it would be good to finally go down the locks at Frankton and have a couple of days on the connected section of the Montgomery Canal, writes Graham Westgate.

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Wildlife take preference

Published: Monday, 22 January 2018

ONCE again wildlife seems to be the greatest concern with Canal & River Trust, its latest being involved with Salford University to secure the wildlife of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.

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Tinsley Flight reopens

Published: Monday, 22 January 2018

TINSLEY Flight on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Canal was reopened this morning after being closed through a pump failure.

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Still carry your spares

Published: Monday, 22 January 2018

I most certainly agree with your suggestion that boaters don't take so much care of their boats when covered by the 'insurance' of River Canal Rescue.

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