VIDEO: Grantham Canal in a terrible state

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A stretch of Grantham Canal is being abused by fly-tippers, this Journal video shows.

There is talk online of a volunteer group made of local people being set up to help keep the stretch between Earlesfield Lane and Swingbridge Road clean.

Grantham Canal

Grantham Canal

South Kesteven District Council says it occasionally cleans up the river banks but says the land is owned by British Waterways.

Look out for more in tomorrow’s Grantham Journal.