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a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals

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But the speed boats will attract Ms Hobley's attention - despite her recent screen canal boat holiday with Street romeo Des Barnes.
High profile landowners, river users and wildlife enthusiasts are lining up to sink plans announced yesterday to open up stretches of Warwickshire waterways to canal boats.
For the first time in 194 years, canal boats from all over the country will be able to cross the world-famous Pier Head on the new link from the North Docks system to the older South Docks' network.
Dear Editor, Having attended the canal boat light parade on Sunday I thought I should drop you a note to say how such a simple and lovely event was marred by the "security" staff employed to watch over the crowd.
A GROUP dedicated to preserving the heritage of the horse-drawn canal boats needs help putting together a crew.
Mr Wightman, aged 65, has been running his business for 15 years, hosting celebrations on his fleet of canal boats based at the historic wharf.
Andrew Potts, of Wright Hassall, said: "I've licensed bars at the top of skyscrapers and bars which serve underground - but canal boats are something quite different.
The event will see more than 20 decorated canal boats parade from the National Indoor Arena to Mailbox and they will be illuminated by hundreds of lights and fantastic special effects.
Now the song is available on CD as a single - as part of fundraising efforts for the Horse Boat Society, a group dedicated to preserving the heritage of the horse-drawn canal boats which were once a familiar sight along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.
canal boats stranded near Stourbridge, left, and the torrent of escaping water devastates nearby woodland.
It also means canal boats will be able to navigate the 127-mile Leeds-Liverpool canal straight into the heart of the Albert Dock system for the first time in more than a century.
The Canal Boat Adventure Project was set up in 1976 and operates five canal boats for young people across the north west.
RESTORATION work on three historic working canal boats has been completed at Hatton Heritage Skills Centre, by the Grand Union Canal, in Warwickshire.
Drifters' canal boats are fully-equipped floating homes with central heating, TV, showers and flushing toilets.
For those who don't know them, the books are a kind of Thomas the Tank Engine but based on canal boats instead of trains.