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Waterways Chronology from 1999 to 2008

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1999

River Avon (Warwick)

The River Avon - A Pictorial History by Josephine Jeremiah, Published by Phillimore & Co. - An illustrated History of the Warwickshire Avon.

Gloucester & Sharpness Ship Canal

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal by Hugh Conway-Jones, Published by Tempus - Canal history in old photographs.

Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Burscough Boatmen: Their Marriages and their Boats by Robert Cheetham-Houghton , Published by Countyvise - A history, with photographs, of the boating families of this small town on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

River Severn

IWA National Festival at Worcester.

Wilts and Berks Canal

The Wilts & Berks Canal by Doug Small, Published by Tempus - Canal history in old photographs.

River Severn

Severn Traders by Colin Green, Published by Black Dwarf - Illustrated history of the trows, barges and other trading craft of the River Severn.

2000

Gold Licence

This annual licence was introduced to allow unlimited cruising on both British Waterways and Environment Agencey naviagtions.

River Lee

The IWA National Festival at Watham Abbey.

Shrewsbury Canal

Shrewsbury & Newport Canals Trust inaugurated.

2001

Great Ouse Relief Channel

Lock at Denver opened on 17th July opening up 6.5 miles of the channel to navigation.

Grand Union Main Line

IWA National Waterways Festival held at Milton Keynes.

Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Canal reopened on 1 May.

2002

Huddersfield Broad Canal

The Inland Waterways Association National Festival was held at Huddersfield.

Ribble Link

This new link between the River Ribble and the Lancaster Canal was opened.

Rochdale Canal

The whole of the canal was reopened.

2003

River Thames

The Inland Waterways Association National Festival was held at Beale Park, near Pangbourne.

2004

Trent and Mersey Canal

The Inland Waterways Association National Festival was held at Burton on Trent.

2005

Bridgewater Canal

The Inland Waterways Association National Festival was held at Preston Brook.

2006

River Thames

The Inland Waterways Association National Festival was held at Beale Park.

2007

River Great Ouse

The Inland Waterways Association National Festival was held at St Ives.

2008

Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

The Inland Waterways Association National Festival was held at Autherley Junction.

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