Monthly Archives: February 2013

Canal & River Trust partners M&S in clean-up of Britain’s canals

13 February 2013  Canal & River Trust partners M&S in clean-up of Britain’s canals   The Canal & River Trust, the new charity which cares for 2,000 miles of waterways, is partnering Marks & Spencer as part of the retailer’s … Continue reading

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Lock Keepers On Duty

For your information, the lock keepers will be resuming their usual pre-season preparations from the 11th March. The actual Lock Keeping hours of 9.30-17.30 will begin from the week before Easter. Easter Sunday being 31st March this year.  

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A fond farewell to Geoff Wheat

GEOFF WHEAT An Appreciation   We are sorry to report that Geoff Wheat, the well known barge operator, died on Monday 7th January aged 70 years. Geoff was brought up in Manchester, winning a scholarship to Manchester Grammar School where … Continue reading

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