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Tuesday 6 November

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  • Campaign To Protect Hulks Moves Forward gazetteseries.co.uk

    A CAMPAIGN to safeguard nautical relics at Purton has been given a major boost after the site's historical importance was recognised. Paul Barnett, a local enthusiast, has studied the Purton Hulks, remains of old ships left on the River Severn to protect its banks almost 100 years ago, for eight years. ...

  • Canal gardens bill sparks anger lep.co.uk

    The 86-year-old World War Two veteran from Ashton has lovingly transformed what was once a weed-strewn wasteland into a much-admired flower garden. Now landowner British Waterways has demanded that the great-grandfather pay £100 a year to rent the 12ft-square patch – plus VAT and a £75 administration fee. ...


Sunday 4 November

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  • Monmouthshire & Brecon closed entirely waterscape.com

    Navigation on the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal will be stopped as of Monday 5th November to carry out further investigation. We would ask all private boaters to return to their home mooring wherever possible....


Friday 2 November

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  • Honorary curator team appointed at National Waterways Museum waterscape.com

    The National Waterways Museum Stoke Bruerne is delighted to announce the appointment of two honorary curators, husband and wife team Mike and Sue Constable. ...

  • Gloucester Quays celebrates the start of work waterscape.com

    British Waterways and Peel, the developers behind the £400m Gloucester Quays development, hosted celebrations on the Gloucester Quays site last week to mark the start of work on the 60-acre site....

  • Damaged lock gates at Bancroft Basin to be replaced waterscape.com

    After eighteen years service, replacement is now necessary of both the upper and lower lock gates at Bancroft Basin, on the Stratford upon Avon Canal....

  • Visit the non-tidal Thames for just £10 waterscape.com

    The Environment Agency is running a special offer for boaters this winter - a two-day licence for just £10 to visit the non-tidal River Thames. ...

  • Lock accident closes K&A thisisbath.com

    Six people were lucky to escape with their lives after their canal boat became trapped in a lock at the weekend.Two of the party were thrown from the 62-foot boat into the lock after the vessel became caught on part of the Kennet & Avon Canal in Bath, and capsized, filling with water. ...

  • Old Quarry Could Be Ecotown oxfordmail.net

    The Shipton Quarry scheme shows schools, shops, sports facilities, businesses, a new railway station, a park-and-ride site, marina on the Oxford Canal and nature reserve. ...


Thursday 1 November

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Wednesday 31 October

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  • Docks thrown lifeline as lotto cash bid fails thisisgloucestershire.co.uk

    Plans to turn Lydney Docks into the jewel in the town's crown have been hit by a broadside from the National Lottery. Cash from the Big Lottery Fund's Living Landmarks could have brought £17.5 million to transform the historic harbour with a traditional boatyard, visitors' centre, restaurant, pub and dry dock....

  • Baggie Barge dream is sunk icbirmingham.icnetwork.co.uk

    A BAGGIE Barge to take West Bromwich Albion fans to The Hawthorns by canal has been scuppered because of cash cutbacks. The matchday narrowboat service was launched on Saturday but took over 20 minutes to dock near the Albion ground due to high levels of silt. ...

  • Wilts & Berks in Swindon could be extended swindonadvertiser.co.uk

    When complete the 764-acre site will have 3,300 homes, three schools, a canal, neighbourhood and village centres and more than 70,000sq ft of employment space'. ...


Tuesday 30 October

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  • Boots fined for polluting river fishupdate.com

    Chemical and human waste leaked into a brook near the company's factory in Beeston, Nottinghamshire, when a pipe fractured, a hearing at Nottingham Magistrates' Court was told. Boots called in the Environment Agency after a canal boat owner noticed foam and "a detergent smell" in the water in April last year. ...

  • Row Over Canal Garden theboltonnews.co.uk

    Residents angered when a neighbour blocked a canalside path behind their homes are now bidding to get it recognised as a public right of way. ...

  • Landmark Structure Swings Into Action thetelegraphandargus.co.uk

    A new £240,000 bridge has been swung into place as work starts to restore a vital link for residents and workers alongside the Leeds- Liverpool Canal in Saltaire. ...


Monday 29 October

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  • British Waterways' mooring tender trial goes live waterscape.com

    The British Waterways’ mooring tender trial started at 4.45pm on 26 October. There will be up to 40 vacancies appearing on the site over the first week ranging from very simple towpath moorings to offline berths offering more facilities. Visitors can search the website by waterway, county, mooring length and distance from their postcode to find moorings that might interest them....

  • How Midland Mill Site May Look thetelegraphandargus.co.uk

    The mooted Bradford Canal project aims to build 5,000 new homes along the Canal basin between the city centre and Shipley. ...

  • £240,000 Bridge To Be Installed thetelegraphandargus.co.uk

    A new swing bridge at Hirst Mill Lock, Saltaire, is due to be installed on Monday....


Friday 26 October

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  • Canal schemes still in running for Big Lottery Funding waterscape.com

    Good news for the waterway network came this week with the announcement that two canal schemes, the Helix in Scotland and the restoration of the Cotswold Canals, are still in the running for Big Lottery Funding....


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