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Historic Tame Aqueduct gets makeover

WORK has started to transform a Grade II Listed Aqueduct which carries the Peak Forest Canal over the River Tame in Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester. The £500,000 project, which is being carried out by the Canal...

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Danny to make Weaver debute

FOLLOWING months of preparation, the Daniel Adamson (Danny) has now passed her MCA certification and will be carrying passengers for the first time along the River Weaver tomorrow (Friday September 30). Not only will...

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Outdoor manners need a refresh

VISITORS to towpaths across the nation are being urged to be considerate to other members of the public when enjoying the UK’s great outdoors, as a new poll shows the nation could do with...

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Teddington Lock offices revitalised

Teddington Lock Offices has recently benefitted from an Environment Agency refurbishment, carried out by framework contractors ECS Engineering Services.  PHOTOS SUPPLIED By Jamie Wesley, Contracts Manager – Water Control Division, ECS Engineering Services Ltd...

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Jazz festival at Marsden

A BRASS band village has become a major centre for jazz with the 25th Marsden Jazz Festival set to be staged from October 7-9. Jazz legend Digby Fairweather performed at the first festival and...

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Open days at Safe Anchor Trust

RESIDENTS new to the waterways have a chance to set sail on two open days this weekend. Safe Anchor Trust of Shepley Bridge Marina, Mirfield, West Yorks, operates four boats and has organised hundreds...

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Sumba tackles towpath rubbish

DESPITE reduced numbers of volunteers this month, due to holidays, boating or other commitments, the Shropshire Union Middlewich Branch Adopters (SUMBA) made further improvements to the towpath at Church Minshull between Hoolgrave Bridge 11...

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Canal & River Trust holds annual public meeting

THE Canal & River Trust held its Annual Public Meeting in Birmingham last week when over 80 guests came from around the country to hear about the charity’s progress over the past year and...

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Boaters can book passages and dry dock space online

THE Canal & River Trust will be introducing a new online self-service booking system which will allow boaters to book passage through some of the charity’s most famous landmarks. When the system goes live...

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