Pennine Waterways News

Sunday 14 June 2009

Honour for IWA's John Fletcher

Tireless north-west canals campaigner John Fletcher has been awarded an O.B.E. in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
John Fletcher was National Chairman of the Inland Waterways Association from 2002 to 2008. He is currently Chairman of the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal Society and Vice-President of The Waterways Trust.
He has played an extensive role in campaigning for waterway restoration schemes throughout the north-west, including the Anderton Boat Lift, the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal and the Northern Reaches of the Lancaster Canal.
John's O.B.E. has been awarded for services to the inland waterways.

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