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Restoration

All being well, boats will be cruising the first ten miles of the Cotswold Canals in the not too distant future. We look at the background to the £23m restoration programme, and the work to be done...

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July 2018

Is the Lichfield Canal tying itself in knots? No, on the contrary, it’s enjoying some success in unravelling the problems of roads and railways getting in the way of restoration...

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May 2018

As the emergency closure to rebuild a lock wall at Marple extends to over seven months, we take an in-depth look at what happened, and what’s being done to repair it and prevent it happening again

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May 2018

East Yorkshire’s Pocklington Canal restoration has been rather a ‘stop / go’ project over the years. But now things are finally coming together, with a reopening in prospect

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The Avon Navigation Trust is seeking votes for its project to create a visitor-friendly wildlife garden in Pershore – but hurry; voting ends 21st November

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There are some impressive plans for restoring the Derby Canal - including a remarkable boat lift - but now, the Canal Trust believes it’s on the point of turning them into physical progress

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The author spends a week as a volunteer on the Swansea Canal, and finds out first-hand what the prospects are for opening up navigation in this part of South Wales

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Strictly speaking it isn’t a restoration, it’s a revival of an old idea. Could new housing developments and regeneration plans finally bring a canal to Daventry after two centuries?

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Within three years, the first boats are set to return to another restored stretch of the Montgomery Canal, following the launch of a £4m Lottery-backed restoration project

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