Under threat again

Published: Thursday, 10 December 2009

THE unique overhang warehouse at Brentford on the Grand Union Canal is under threat of demolition once again.

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Trailer to be removed

Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2009

BRITISH WATERWAYS has taken on itself to remove the dumped trailer from the Caldon Canal that was featured in narrowboatworld.

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Narrowboat across the Mersey

Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2009

IWA members are planning a crossing of the Mersey in June of next year to coincide with the Chester Branch Rolt Centenary event.

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A slap in the face?

Published: Monday, 07 December 2009
IS THIS A slap in the face to BW's most loyal boating customers?

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Jail for towpath attackers

Published: Monday, 07 December 2009

TWO teenagers have been jailed for attempting to kill a 15 years old pregnant girl on the Regent's Canal towpath and drown her.

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Who pays?

Published: Friday, 04 December 2009

FOR the past three months there has been a trailer dumped in the Caldon Canal at Milton.

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Another statue

Published: Friday, 04 December 2009

INSTEAD of the statue of cricketer Freddie Trueman being placed outside Skipton Town Hall, there are plans to erect it at the canal basin instead.

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Waded canal to escape police

Published: Friday, 04 December 2009

AFTER a burglary at an engineering firm in Huddersfield, a man waded across the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to escape police.

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Better bridge for Birstall

Published: Thursday, 03 December 2009

A second new bridge over the Grand Union Canal above Leicester has just been opened, making Watermead Country Park more accessible.

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Heritage milepost found

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2009

IT WAS some four to five years ago that work on Shebdon Embankment meant the heritage milepost situated opposite the Shebdon winding hole had to be removed to Norbury yard for safekeeping.

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