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The Middle Level Commissioners are extremely sad to report the passing of Mrs Christina Rootham, widow of Alan Rootham who was the second of the now three generations of lock keepers who have served at Stanground Lock.  Christina and Alan were well liked by all boaters who passed through their lock and known for their cheerful and helpful approach. 

The Middle Level Commissioners consist of representatives from both the agricultural and non-agricultural sectors.
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The Middle Level is the fourth largest navigation authority in the United Kingdom responsible for approx 160 km of statutory navigation and six navigation locks.

12th January 2018 – EA has issued a Navigation Advisory Notice regarding the tidal River Great Ouse at Denver and Salters Lode Lock. Please go to the Navigation or News pages for further information.
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