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About andyroberts

Andy Roberts musician now living on the Isle of Wight.

Not just canal boating holidays, but a way of life

http://www.youtube.com/v/-pGGYDU1ZKE&hl=en&fs=1 via youtube.com The video from BW explains how canal boating holidays can be a great introduction into a completely new way of life. Advertisements

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British Waterways Hive Off Affects Canal Boat Holidays

Well this is the press release from British Waterways, but what are the longer term implications for canal boat holidays? British Waterways welcomes the UK Government’s announcement today (14/10/10) of its intention to transfer British Waterways’ inland waterways in England … Continue reading

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New 500-berth marina plan should bring extra canal boat holdays to South Yorkshire

If the plan goes through tomorrow, as is reported likely, then this should eventually bring more canal boat holidays to South Yorkshire. PLANS for a 500-berth marina on a canal in South Yorkshire are set to win approval from planners … Continue reading

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Ratho ‘canal village’ Edinburgh canal boat marina

THE first images were today unveiled showing how the Ratho area will be transformed into a thriving “canal village”. SPECTACULAR: An artist’s impression of how the marina at the Mooring development will appear when completed via news.scotsman.com One day we … Continue reading

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Narrowboat For Sale Pix – Illustrate Canal Boating Holidays

For Sale ₤29,500 Built in 1989 45 ft Traditional style narrowboat 2+2 berth (fixed double and convertable dinnette) Shower and macerator pump-out toilet 35hp Barrus diesel engine (5 yrs old and 1150 hrs) Webasto central heating (3 radiators) 1800W 240V power … Continue reading

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Cnalside cottage for sale

Historic Kennet & Avon Canal lock cottage for sale Cobblers Lock Cottage on the left —  viewed from Hungerford Marsh Lock. British Waterways is selling  Cobblers Lock House  near Hungerford by auction. The cottage is alongside Cobblers lock on the K&A … Continue reading

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Dive! Canal Boating Holidays Underwater?

BELIEVE it or not it’s a narrowboat, pictured by John Whitehead near Botany Bay on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. With John telling our Brian Holmes that after hearing about it he was so intrigued he went out to look … Continue reading

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