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Basin wins top canal award.

TREVOR Basin near Llangollen has won one of the most prestigious awards for Britain's waterways.

In The Waterways Renaissance Awards 2005 the community award (sponsored by Defra) went to Trevor Basin waterside regeneration, beating the London Narrow Boat Project at Braunston in Northamptonshire, The awards ceremony at Madame Tussaud's, London - billed as the waterways calendar biggest night - was hosted by TV presenter John Craven, with guest speaker waterways minister Alun Michael MP.

The awards, which recognise best practice in waterway regeneration throughout Britain, are sponsored by the Waterways Trust and the British Urban Regeneration Association.

Mr Michael said: 'The waterways now provide a powerful focus for people - and in particular for communities.

'In both urban and rural areas our waterways have enormous potential as catalysts for bringing people together and making things happen
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Mar 18, 2005
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