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Today, by the front of the Barclaycard Arena near Brindleyplace local volunteers were having a great time weeding. There were 10 gents and 2  ladies from Direct Line, in Livery Street, Birmingham who had volunteered for this digging and planting. They were assisted by two volunteers from the Canal and River Trust. I walked passed at around […]

In the past 10 days in my  “local ” vicinity there have been two splendid canal side events.

A new page added in the Photos by Canal/Oxford – Banbury to Oxford.

A new page added in the Photos by Canal/Birmingham & Fazeley – Minworth to Fazeley Junction.

A new page added in the Photos by Canal/Staffs & Worcs – Autherley to Kidderminster.

I met Dean Brant and friend Ian Benmore on the Staffs & Worcs near Kinver on the sunny and warm 14 April. To view photos: 1. View a larger version of a single image in a separate page – Right Click on the image then Left Click on “Open link in new tab” or “Open […]

At last after being closed for 12 years this historic pub re-opens.

Fears of flooding main line railway tunnels…


We’ve waited 12 years for this…

Lock 34 as it normally appears

An unusual view of a lock…