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.