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Tuesday 21st February Graham Winter Touring the Midlands by Water

Posted by Bob on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, In : Previous Meetings 
Last Tuesday Graham Winter reminded us how fortunate we all are to be living in the middle of the UK's inland waterway network. With great professionalism and humour Graham took us on a delightful trip along our waterways heritage. A seasoned and knowledgeable boater; he talked about and showed us some fantastic photos of bridges, locks, tunnels, viaducts, aqueducts, narrow boats, traditional sterns, cruiser sterns and wildlife! A wonderful guided tour of the midlands waterways and rivers: a ...
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The Future of the Inland Waterways

Posted by Graham on Saturday, November 28, 2009, In : Canals 

Did you know that over half the population of this country lives within 5 miles of an inland waterway?

 You may also know about the media speculation that the Government intends to include the British Waterways’ property portfolio as a component of the £16bn asset sale.

 The Government has made no announcements and is steadfastly refusing to be drawn on the subject.

 However, we have good reason to believe that Government is seriously considering taking British Waterways’ assets and selling...

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Terry & Monica Darlington 21st October 2008

Posted by Beryl on Tuesday, October 28, 2008, In : Previous Meetings 
Our first meeting of the season was quite well attended to hear Monica and Terry Darlington recount their adventure on the USA East Coast Intracoastal Waterway.  Monica's descriptions interspersed with Terry's reading of a few pertinent extracts from his best selling books made for a very interesting evening.  It must surely have given many of the audience food for thought (and laying of a few possible plans) during the long winter evenings.   
Their visit was well received and enjoyed by eve...

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