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Olive Emily and the Old Bedford River

Fox Narrowboats mooring customer and waterways campaigned John Revell shares his account of his recent campaign trips. ‘Olive Emily’ built by Fox Narrowboats and the Old Bedford River In 2006 the Environment Agency (EA) piled the entrance to Welches DamRead more ›

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Navigating the Old Bedford River

Following on from John Revell’s previous blog about the efforts to restore the Old Bedford river to navigation.  John follows up with his latest thoughts.  Photography by Mike Daines. In November 2016 I took my narrowboat Olive Emily, based at Fox’sRead more ›

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The Restored Navigation That Holiday Boaters are Going to Love

If you’re new to narrowboating in Cambridgeshire you may not know about the planned restoration of the Forty Foot River between Welches Dam and Horseway Lock. Project Hereward intends to restore this historic navigation link between the Middle Level andRead more ›

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Mooring customer John Revell talks of the Old Bedford river.

Waterways campaigner and IWA Peterborough Branch member John Revell talks about his latest campaigning trip on the local navigations. Lois and Roy Parker in their cruiser and Alastair and Jonathan Chambers and myself in my Fox narrowboat attempted to enterRead more ›

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