Bridge too low for boats

Published: Friday, 25 September 2009

HOPES to restore the Sankey Canal have received a blow with a new bridge over the waterways giving around just four feet air draught.

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MP joins in fight against BW

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2009

THE Bromsgrove MP, Julie Kirkbride, has joined in the controversy against British Waterways selling  Tardebigge New Wharf cottages.

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Want mooring stopped to save towpath

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2009

RESIDENTS at Bradford on Avon on the Kennet & Avon Canal want mooring stopped in the town as they believe boats are responsible for crumbling towpaths.

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Grantham to be filled in

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2009

THE Grantham Canal is to be filled in at Stragglethorpe to facilitate the widening of the A46.

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Welsh Restoration

Published: Wednesday, 23 September 2009
WE MAY no longer have a British Waterways board director with responsibility for boaters (not that the one we had was of any use!) but we do have one with responsibility for Wales—John Bridgeman, writes Allan Richards.

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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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