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Dog Fouling on the Erewash Canal Towpath – The Ranger scheme had been set up. Following success on the Chesterfield Canal with spraying dog waste with coloured spray paint (to highlight the issue) this will be rolled out to the Erewash Ranger scheme.

Flagstones at Sandiacre Lock – Works to the flagstones will be carried out during the stoppage, subject to consent from the local conservation officer the idea is to use a technique called 'scabbling' which is basically to rough up the surface of the stone creating an anti-slip surface

Elsan at Gunthorpe - Reluctant to build a permanent elsan,,as Biondi’s have planning permission to do the same, but we will look at improving the signage to it.

Agreements – Agreement for dog bins with Erewash Borough Council.

Works Update River Trent

Dredging on the River Trent. Currently at Cromwell. Works completed to the lock tails and many places on the tidal section have been dredged including Torksey cut end. New moorings at Holme Lock on the low side approach. The inspection of Gunthorpe Weir has been completed. Replacement and repair of many of the lock riser wires

Erewash Canal

Baffles fitted to the gate paddles along the Erewash. Coir Roll project finished low side of Dockholme. Carried out works to seal a leak from


the river into the feeder at Langley Mill. Completed works to the steps at Langley Mill. Re – aligned kicker bricks at Langley Mill

Installed barriers at Dockholme to prevent vehicular access. Completed works to lift several areas of copping stone that had sunk along the canal

Notts Beeston

New parapet handrails added to to Wilford Street Bridge. Upcoming Works

Stoppage at Castle Lock 4th - 18th Nov – Clearing out the chamber, grouting works and other minor repairs. Sandiacre Lock 13th Jan – 17th Feb – major re - pointing works, grouting and lock clearing. Holme Lock - 20th Feb - Gate investigation and repair. Greens Lock - repointing - finish off last year’s work

Newark / Dog Bins – it was suggested we need more dog bins in Newark.

Newark / Bridleway – SM to contact council to see if they can enforce improvements on the owner on the stretch from Elbow Bridge to Nether Lock

Leak on Grantham Canal affecting fishing – DT (on behalf of DF) asked if anything was being done. SG responded that the solution is to pack the holes with clay, but as yet the works are not our top priority.

Land slip at Gunthorpe – the works had been assessed and a plan of

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