Canal back in business

The canal was reopened this lunchtime. Local boat owners were the first to use the repaired stretch of canal.

The Grand Western Canal and towpath have re-opened at Halberton more than a year after its banks were breached during a severe winter storm. Credit: ITV News West Country

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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.