Lack of dredging stopping freight

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

A NEWARK councillor believes that lack of dredging is preventing use of transporting freight on the Trent.

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Maintenance black hole

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

BW is very fond of telling us that it spends about £95 million a year on maintenance but really needs to spend £30m more which it can not afford, writes Allan Richards.

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First big step for Stroudwater

Published: Wednesday, 25 November 2009

THE £17.5 millions restoration of the Stroud canals have received a boost by the passing of plans to replace a bridge to allow navigation.

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Waterways performance

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009

THE band, Life & Times, recently featured in NbW, will be giving a performance this weekend.

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Grantham bridge gets £80,000

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009
A BRIDGE on the Grantham Canal is receiving £80,000 from Leicestershire County Council, and will be modified for boats to pass underneath.

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BW to sell over tennants heads

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009
BRITISH Waterways has written to 11 tenants in Sharpness stating it intends to sell their homes by auction, and must vacate in January.

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Want Government cash for restoration

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009
THOUGH many believe the Bridgewater Canal was England's first man made canal, the Sankey Canal was opened in 1757, four years earlier.

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Danger at Caldon breach

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

THE breach on the Leek Branch of the Caldon Canal is proving too much of an attraction to some people, who are risking injury climbing safety barriers.

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Overhaul for the Ashton

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

THE Ashton Canal is in for its winter overhaul with £60,000 being spent on essential work along the waterway.

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Northampton gets marina

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

AFTER years of controversy, it has finally been decided that Northampton will get its marina in Becket's Park on the Nene.

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