Rent free fishing

Published: Thursday, 17 December 2009

THOUGH it was in April that  ammonia leaked into the Staffs & Worcs and Shropshire Union canals, British Waterways have granted anglers a rent free 'holiday' until the matter is cleared up.

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How stupid is that?

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009

WITH the Thames listed as unsafe for navigation, a pair took a wooden cruiser on the river and finished up on Teddington Weir after it lost power.

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Pocklington Canal 'safe'

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009

FOLLOWING wide consultation, a new agreement as been reached on the future of the Pocklington Canal.

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Trent restocked after pollution

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009

AFTER cyanide was leaked into the Trent below Stoke, it was discovered there were no living fish in a 700 metres stretch of water.

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Bude Canal gets MP's support

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009

THE Bude Canal Trust has now had the support of an MP in its endeavours to promote the waterway's restoration.

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British Waterways for sale

Published: Monday, 14 December 2009

BRITISH Waterways is being offered in a auction on Ebay, with the first bid now in.

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Renishaw canal restoration on DVD

Published: Monday, 14 December 2009

A DVD of the Chesterfield Canal restoration at Renishaw has just been released by Compress Media.

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Towpath Tidy again

Published: Monday, 14 December 2009

IT'S A little early for a Spring Clean, but British Waterways has announced its Towpath Tidy fortnight for next year.

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Knife wielding gang on the Regent's

Published: Monday, 14 December 2009

THE POLICE have issued a warning for towpath walkers to be aware of a knife wielding gang of teenagers operating on the towpath of the Regents Canal.

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Off to a good start

Published: Friday, 11 December 2009

THE new Droitwich Canals' Restoration Partnership event, part of BBC Breathing Places Tree O'Clock— part of a national attempt to plant a record number of trees in just one hour, was off to a good start.

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