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Ashby Canal. Coventry Canal. Stoke Golding to Polesworth.

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Gosh what a busy month! We’ve managed to get ourselves involved in no end of endeavours.
To start with we gave Lindsay and Paul a hand with their new mooring. They’ve only been there a few weeks but they’ve made tremendous progress. They’ve turned what was a hawthorn and bramble covered slope down to the canal into the beginnings of a garden with a parking space and steps down to their boat.
We gave them a hand piling the support posts in and making a tidy edge between their plot and the new roadway.
On board Legend we now have a shiny support for the new log box cover. It is not fixed in place so it can come down for low bridges if needs be. Later on, when we stop using the fire and the log pile recedes a bit, it'll get decorated with colourful diamonds to match the cratch window and (eventually) the front doors.
Our next good deed was for the Canal and River Trust. Stoke Bruerne locks were having a major refurbishment as part of the scheduled winter maintenance program, and upo…