Upper Avon


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Upper Avon

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Noun1.Upper Avon - a river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the SevernUpper Avon - a river in central England that flows through Stratford-on-Avon and empties into the Severn
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The fourth alert is for the Upper Avon River and the Swift and Clay Coton Brook, which runs near Catthorpe and Clifton Upon Dunsmore.
David Hutchings spearheaded the drive to reopen the southern Stratford Canal with the National Trust, and restored the river from Evesham to Stratford for the Upper Avon Navigation Trust, which combined with the Lower Avon Trust to become ANT in 2010.
Other flood watches are in force on the River Trent, Derbyshire; the River Sence, Leicestershire; the Tidal Trent, the Lower Soar, and the Upper Avon, all in Warwickshire, and the River Leam, Leamington.
David Hutchings, a trained architect, worked as an engineer, labourer and gang boss, politician, truck driver and diplomat in order to achieve his dream of restoring the Stratford Canal and upper Avon navigation.
And Rowena Brookes, head of Upper Avon Comprehensive, described him as an outstanding pupil.
David Hutchings led the drive to reopen the southern Stratford Canal restoring the river from Evesham to Stratford for the Upper Avon Navigation Trust.
David Hutching, Upper Avon Navigation Trust, Evesham Mail, May 12, 1978
Sawyer, born in Bulford, Wiltshire, died, aged 74 in 1980, having spent most of his life as Keeper of the Upper Avon but he travelled widely both in Britain and abroad.
The areas are the Upper Avon Valley at Coventry, Rugby, Warwick and Leamington Spa and Severn Beach, Gloucester.
REFERENCE Tony Lennox's article concerning the opening of the Upper Avon for the use of pleasure craft and the adverse comments to such a scheme made by Mr Glyn Evans, chairman of the Leamington Angling Association.
Jobe Hutchings will give a talk about his late father David, who led the restoration of the Stourbridge Canal followed by the Stratford Canal in 1964 and the Upper Avon in 1974.
This was built for the Upper Avon Navigational Trust by volunteers, including men from Gloucester Gaol in 1969.