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Friday, June 24, 2016
Calder & Hebble opens but Rochdale still shut

The good news on the repairs to the Pennine waterways after the winter floods is that the Calder & Hebble Navigation is set to reopen by early July, but the bad news is that there’s still no date for the removal of the final blockage on the Rochdale Canal.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
9 reasons to take a boating holiday this year

Everyone loves going on holiday – getting away from the hustle and bustle and enjoying a hard-earned break from the office - for some, it’s all about sandy beaches and turquoise oceans, for others it’s the culture filled cities bursting with quaint cafés and local restaurants. Why not try something a little different this year and take yourself on a boating holiday. Not convinced? Keep reading!

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Thursday, June 16, 2016
Heroes help out PHOTO: Youtube

Help for Heroes and the The Canal & River Trust have just launched their Heritage Heroes scheme to benefit veterans through a programme of canal restoration.

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Monday, June 6, 2016
Are these the best canal/river-side pubs on the Oxford Canal? PHOTO: The Folly at Oxford

Ahh the Oxford, so pretty, so peaceful, stunning scenery and more pubs then you can shake a stick at. We’ve selected eight canal/river side pubs based on location, menus and beer list that we feel are some of the best that Oxfordshire has to offer. That being said, we at Canal Boat like to hear from you, so if you can think of a pub that should be on this list that isn’t – then please feel free to let us know!

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Friday, May 27, 2016
CRICK

Finally it’s arrived – one of the best weekends of the year for boaters and, as always, there will be plenty to see and do at the Crick Boat Show.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
9 reasons to take a boating holiday this year

Everyone loves going on holiday – getting away from the hustle and bustle and enjoying a hard-earned break from the office - for some, it’s all about sandy beaches and turquoise oceans, for others it’s the culture filled cities bursting with quaint cafés and local restaurants. Why not try something a little different this year and take yourself on a boating holiday. Not convinced? Keep reading!

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Monday, June 6, 2016
'Bright colours, narrowboats and rain - a very British boat show at Crick' Ian, Flickr CC 2.0

It was another fantastic year for the Crick Boat Show! To celebrate we’ve put together a few photographs of some of our favourite boats that we saw on the day.

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Friday, May 27, 2016
CRICK

Finally it’s arrived – one of the best weekends of the year for boaters and, as always, there will be plenty to see and do at the Crick Boat Show.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Canal Boat's 2017 Calendar

Get snapping!

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Monday, May 9, 2016
Britain’s towpaths are the perfect place to appreciate all the scenery, history and wildlife that our waterways have to offer.

With summer just around the corner and warmer weather on its way, we’ve put together a guide of the best 8 canal-side walks. Britain’s towpaths are the perfect place to appreciate all the scenery, history and wildlife that our waterways have to offer.

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