Next lock for the Wey & Arun Canal

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2010

THE Wey & Arun Canal Trust is now turning its attention to the next major extension to the navigable section centred on Loxwood, on the West Sussex/Surrey border.

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Another boat lift

Published: Monday, 15 March 2010

PLANS have been revealed to build a boat lift similar to the Falkirk Wheel to connect the derelict Newport Canal with the Shropshire Union Canal.

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Volunteers for Moira

Published: Monday, 15 March 2010

THE Organisers of this year's 10th anniversary Moira Canal Festival are seeking volunteers to help out at the weekend event.

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£750 fine for no licence

Published: Monday, 15 March 2010

A BOATER has been fined £750 for using his boat on the Thames without a licence.

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Marie Celeste of the Dudley Canal

Published: Monday, 15 March 2010

FOLLOWING the report in narrowboatworld of businesses leaving the Waterfront complex on the  Dudley Canal, two more bars have now closed.

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Getting rid of the grafitti

Published: Saturday, 13 March 2010

AN EIGHT weeks project is being undertaken in partnership between British Waterways and Wolverhampton City Council to remove graffiti from the canal bridges in the town's network.

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Price increase for BSS certificate

Published: Saturday, 13 March 2010

HAVING held the price of its Certificate for three years, the Boat Safety Scheme has announce it is to increase the price to BSS Examiners.

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More mooring at Tesco

Published: Friday, 12 March 2010

READING Borough Council is proposing to retain the leisure mooring by Tesco on the Thames, and extending it by 100 metres if the demand for use increases.

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Heritage plans knocked back

Published: Friday, 12 March 2010

THE Plans to make Bingley Five Rise and Three Rise locks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal into a major heritage attraction have been hit by reduced funding.

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Want waterway fenced

Published: Friday, 12 March 2010

THE mother of student of Gavin Terry, who was the worse for drink and subsequently fell into the Aire & Calder Navigation, wants it fenced off.

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