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Mortons seeks an Event Planner

Mortons seeks an Event Planner

26 February 2015

The company behind some of the UK’s leading motorcycle and motoring events is looking to add an event planner to its growing ranks with applications now being taken for this exciting new role which will be based at its offices in Horncastle, Lincolnshire.

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Exol makes screen debut in ITV's Barging round Britain

Exol makes screen debut in ITV's Barging round Britain

25 February 2015

BARGE operator Exol Lubricants is hitting the small screen this month with an appearance on ITV’s prime time programme Barging Round Britain with John Sergeant.
The company makes effective use of the waterways and canal networks, regularly transporting 500 tonnes of raw material – equivalent to more than 20 road tanker deliveries – from Hull docks to its bulk blending plant in Rotherham.
 

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Featured Videos

10 February 2015

Explore the beauty of the Caledonian Canal

This clip features footage from The Great Motorboat Tour in which John Boyle undertook a circumnavigation of the British Isles in his motorboat 'Shark Bay'. It covers the journey from Lossiemouth into the Caledonian Canal and the journey through Scotland's most spectacular scenery to the West Coast.

Enjoy this great 'boat's eye' view of the canal's tranquil beauty - from Inverness to Fort Augustus, across Loch Ness taking in sunshine, snow-capped peaks and ruined castles.

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Feature Articles

The Wet Web

The Wet Web

26 February 2015

Helen Gazeley finds out more about the UK’s largest inland seaway.

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What's On

Stroll along the Montgomery Canal

24 February 2015

THE first event on the 2015 Making Waves programme of events celebrating the Montgomery Canal, the annual St David’s Day Walk will take place along the towpath on Sunday March 1.
Organised by the Friends of the Montgomery Canal, it will start at 10.30am from the car park of the Golden Lion, Four Crosses SY22 6RB, joining the towpath at Clafton Bridge (No 100) on the way to Llanymynech.
 

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Videos

Whilton Marina: How to use nappy pins when mooring

19 January 2015

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 quick video shows you how to use nappy pins when mooring your narrowboat on Armco.

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