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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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Famous Lancaster people:

Albert Seward
J L Austin
Laurence Binyon
Sir Richard Owen

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Brit Quote:
I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets. - D H Lawrence
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On this day:
Battle of Ashingdon - 1016, Chewing Gum first goes on sale - 1911, BBC Formed - 1922
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