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Did you know that the Lancaster Canal has the longest lock-free stretch of man-made waterway in the country? Either side of that ancient city, from Preston to the south to Tewitfield north the engineers followed a natural contour, allowing for 41 miles of carefree cruising through some beautiful Lancastrian countryside.

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Albert Seward
J L Austin
Laurence Binyon
Sir Richard Owen

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I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them - Clement Attlee
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Hartley Pit Disaster - 1862, Britain drops out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism - 1992
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