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First new canal for 90 years opens

Title
First new canal for 90 years opens
Genre
News report; Interview; Music
TX Date
4 Apr 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:12
Description
Lizzie Knight reports on the decision of British Waterways to open the first stretch of canal to be built for ninety years. It forms part of the Aire and Calder Navigation in Yorkshire. Includes interview with Frances Hart, Inland Waterways Association; introductory music (Water Music Suite by Handel).
Contributors
Lizzie Knight; Frances Hart
Keywords
Yorkshire; Canals; Waterways; Canal construction; British Waterways; Inland waterways; Aire and Calder Navigation; River Aire; River Calder

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