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The volunteers restoring Constable's beloved waterways to their former glory

The River Stour in Suffolk has long been an important waterway for the region, as well as inspiring one of the country's most famous painters, John Constable.

In its heyday the river had 13 locks to allow boats to pass along its course, but over the past century these have rotted away making the waterway impassable.

Now a group of volunteers is attempting to reopen the river once more and restore its locks back to how it might have been in Constable's time.