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A £23M project to restore the 51km long Rochdale Canal is to go ahead following the transfer of ownership from the Rochdale Canal Company to the Waterways Trust. British Waterways will oversee the work, which will make the canal navigable between Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire and Manchester.