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Changes to central London visitor moorings

23 July 2014

THE Canal & River Trust is making changes to four visitor mooring sites in central London to help make sure the limited space is shared fairly between visiting boats and those who make the capital their home.
To be put in place in August, the plan was worked on with the Better Relationship Group and benefits from feedback from boaters.

 

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Feature Articles

There’s life in the old lock gates yet!

There’s life in the old lock gates yet!

2 June 2014

AFTER dealing with the damage caused by the winter’s storms, Buckingham Canal Society (BCS) work party volunteers have been working alongside a group from Network Rail for a team building day.
The task was to put a pair of old lock gates to good use again at Hyde Lane Lock within the Buckingham Canal Nature Reserve near Thornborough Mill. BCS leases the reserve from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) and manage it on their behalf.
 

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What's On

28 July 2014

A FAMILY fun day and six-a-side charity football tournament will be hosted by the Kumon y’all community group at its annual Let’s Unite event the Savile Town Playing Fields, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire WF12 9JR on Saturday August 2 from 9am.
There will be four tournaments including an over 40s event with teams including politicians and councillors, police, clerics and teachers. All proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support

Videos

Whilton Marina: Craning a new Narrowboat into the marina

10 July 2014

EACH month we bring you a video from Whilton Marina’s About Narrowboating channel on YouTube. There are currently 56 films covering everything from Blacking a Narrowboat to Different Types of Handrails. This video shows Craning a new Narrowboat into the marina.

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