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Friday 24 April

Today's news from the web

  • Thieves stealing stone from Mirfield could be making getaway - by canal boat examiner.co.uk

    Stone thieves plaguing Mirfield could be making their getaway – by canal boat. The getaway barge theory was floated after a thief pushing stone in a supermarket trolley was chased onto the canalside. The thief escaped but police found a haul of stone stacked up alongside the Calder and Hebble Canal off Station Road, near the Lidl store....

  • Stranded puffin rescued from Grand Union Canal at Brentford getwestlondon.co.uk

    "I'm a bit besotted with puffins and have puffin wind chimes on the boat but it was very bizarre to see one on the Grand Union. We're all interested to know how on earth a coastal bird could end up so far from home."...


Thursday 23 April

Today's news from the web

  • Mikron Theatre Company embark on nationwide canal tour yorkshirelife.co.uk

    A crew of four actor-musicians set sail this month on board Tyseley a theatre company’s vintage narrow boat, to tour the country via inland waterways. They will learn to steer the 72ft vessel, navigate canals and rivers and operate locks, swapping plush theatres and dressing rooms for village greens and beer gardens. ...



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