Competition winner

Published: Friday, 04 September 2009

THE winner of the 'Where is it?' narrowboatworld photographic competition has been announced, having correctly named 27 of the photograph locations.

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Are the waterways now in better shape?

Published: Friday, 04 September 2009

HERE'S an invitation to all boaters take part in a National Association of Boat Owners' (NABO) Waterways Condition Surveys 2009, to give their opinion of the present state of the waterways.

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Not a lot for boaters

Published: Friday, 04 September 2009

LEICESTERSHIRE City Council has now finalised its new waterways strategy plan, which will be endorsed this month.

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'Float-in' for boat trade

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

SOMETHING new for boaters—a 'float-in' for food from a canalside pub.

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Voles halt canal restoration

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

A COUNCIL has stopped work on the restoration of the Chichester Canal, and is accused of 'overkill' in its protection of water voles.

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£500 for Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

THE Waterway Recovery Group has presented the Chesterfield Canal Trust with a cheque for £500 towards the Trust's Staveley Town Lock Fund.

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Towpath drug dealer jailed

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

A DRUG dealer who operated on the towpath of the Huddersfield Canal has been jailed for six years.

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A vision for 2026 for the canal

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

NOTWITHSTANDING the recession, the plan to restore the Wilts and Berks Canal through Swindon is still alive, though now in the town's 2026 vision.

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Canal trust wants cycleway

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2009

THE Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust wants to raise between £700,000 and £1m, for the Derby Canal, not for restoration, but to build a cycleway.

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Fishing traps a danger to boaters

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2009

ILLEGAL fishing traps have been discovered in the Avon at Evesham, believed to have been set by immigrants catching the fish as food.

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