Grand re-opening of the Great Western Canal near Tiverton

The Grand Western Canal and towpath have been officially re-opened at Halberton more than a year after its banks were breached during a severe winter storm.

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Dams keeping water in canal

Fire crews in Devon are working flat out to pump-off water after part of the Grand Western Canal collapsed.

Hundreds of thousands of gallons of water poured into fields when the embankment collapsed on Wednesday. Emergency dams are keeping water levels high further up the canal.

Bob Cruwys reports:

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