Possibility of Stratford to Grand Union link

Published: Monday, 14 August 2017

From my memory a far greater obstacle to this project will be Warwick Castle who objected the first time. Perhaps Merlin Entertainments who own/run this along with Alton Towers and many other theme parks will be more accommodating especially if they want favourable treatment elsewhere.

Martin Hunt

Victor: Restricting the AGM

Published: Sunday, 13 August 2017

THERE were a few 'fireworks' at the Annual General Meeting of the Canal & River Trust last year, so surprise, surprise, attendance this time is rather limited and not too easy to obtain.

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Possibility of Stratford to Grand Union link

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017

IT WAS some 30 years ago that the Avon Navigation Trust proposed plans to extend the navigational Avon from Stratford to link up with the Grand Union Canal and now there is a further proposal.

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No problem with canoes

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017

I HAVE to admit that I have no problem whatsoever with canoes on the canals, it is rowers that bother me writes Vic Creedy.

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Very welcome indeed at White Mills Marina

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017

AFTER struggling with the tide to get off the Ouse, a couple were glad to get into a marina on the Nene, where they tell us they were made very welcome indeed.

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New Junction Canal now open

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017

Quick attention to Sykehouse Road Bridge on the New Junction Canal after a heavy goods vehicle has damaged the barrier, means it is now working and the navigation open.

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Investigation shows carbon monoxide killed boater

Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017

THE Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has today published its report following an investigation into the fatal accident which occurred on board the motor cruiser Vasquez.

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Not so many

Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017

There is one thing for sure, the Lee Navigation towpath won't be getting its millions of visitors so proclaimed by the Canal & River Trust.

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Plenty of activities at Ellesmere this weekend

Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017

 THE Ellesmere Summer Festival will not only see canalside activities but the town itself brimming with things to see and do.

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Swan lovers reponsible for death

Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017

AT THE risk of upsetting swan lovers, they are really the people responsible for the death of that swan caught in a boat's propeller, writes Helen Cripps.

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