Upper Avon


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Upper Avon,

river: see AvonAvon
[Celtic,=river], name of several rivers in England. 1 Also called Bristol Avon or Lower Avon, rising in SW England at Tetbury, Gloucestershire, and flowing 75 mi (121 km) E, S, and then NW through Bath and Bristol to the Severn River at Avonmouth.
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 (3,) river, England.
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He took over as project manager for the Upper Avon Navigation Trust and began the battle again.
The Upper Avon Navigation Trust claims it could raise the cash to fund the scheme without a financial burden on the council.
Today's speakers included committee chairman Cllr Martin Heatley, Ian Marriott from the Upper Avon Navigation Trust, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, Campaign for the Leam and Avon Rivers, Association of Inland Navigation Authorities, Stratford to Warwick Waterways Trust, British Waterways, the National Farm-ers' Union, Country Land and Business Association, Environment Agency, plus Anglers and boaters.
The Upper Avon valley is not a lowland shallow water as many people believe.
One covers the Upper Avon Valley which is Coventry, Rugby, Warwick and Leamington and one for the Lower Avon Valley, Stratford and Alcester.
There is also a flood watch for the upper Avon valley which includes Coventry, Warwickshire, Rugby and Leamington and people are being warned not to enter any flood water they may come across.
A close watch was being maintained in the Upper Avon Valley, where Rugby, Warwick and Leamington could all be affected.
The Environment Agency has issued five flood warnings for the Midlands, and a flood watch, which is less serious, remains in place for the upper Avon Valley, including Coventry, Rugby, Warwick and Leamington.
In 1974, she opened the restored Upper Avon Navigation in Stratford and stepped aboard the narrowboat Jubilee.
The Queen Mother kept her promise made 10 years earlier and returned to Stratford to open the Upper Avon.
It is unhappy with the scheme being pushed by the Upper Avon Navigation Trust (UANT), and the Association of Inland Navigation Authorities.
There is a flood watch on the Upper Avon Valley which takes in Rugby, Coventry, Leamington and Warwick.