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Aerial View New Sculpture of Lock 29 - Banbury Lock was bombed on 7th September 1940. As the canal was considered to be essential for the war effort, repair and rebuilding was carried out quickly. A stone built into the side of the lock giving the repair date …

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The Trust in Lockdown - Having built up some momentum during the latter part of 2019, 2020 was going to be the year in which the new Tooley’s Boatyard Trust would launch both fundraising and new projects. The volunteers and supporters were gathered together mid …

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Banbury Canal CIC - In March 2020 Banbury Canal Community Interest Company was formed to carry out a project to record and celebrate canal heritage in Banbury. Banbury Canal CIC submitted an application to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NHLF) for funding to carry …

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Britain by Barge Then and Now - In October 2019 Channel 5 came to Tooley's Boatyard to film an episode of "Britain by Barge Then and Now
2019 Canal Weekend - Tooley’s Boatyard organised an Open Canal Weekend from 4-6 October 2019. Over many years Banbury Canal Day has been on the first Sunday in October each year. Because of extensive building works both sides of the canal this was cancelled …

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