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The Canal and River Trust has recently announced details of a new Friends initiative and a number of celebrities will be amongst the first to show their support.

Actor David Suchet television presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff, journalist and television presenter John Craven and actor Timothy West have all agreed to become the first Friends of for the charity.

David Suchet famed for his role the detective Hercule Poirot is a dedicated waterways supporter and Canal Boat owner.

He said Once on a Canal Boat, you get a real sense of nature around you, even in cities.

Miranda Krestovnikoff is a familiar face on television, presenting wildlife and conservation items for programmes including The One Show and Coast.

Miranda says Our waterways provide a haven for people and wildlife and I am delighted that, as a Friend of the Canal and River Trust, I will be able to help protect this precious environment for future generations to enjoy.

John Craven began his TV career over 40 years ago and currently he appears on BBC Countryfile.

John says Over the years I have explored many canals and I grew up visiting the Five Rise flight of locks at Bingley on the Leeds And Liverpool Canal and taking a Canal Boat across Pontcysyllte Aqueduct left me lost for words.

Timothy West, a renowned actor from stage and screen, is passionate about Canal Boating and can often be seen on his Canal Boat with wife actress Prunella Scales.

He said The Canal and River Trust is there to protect, make available, and spread the word about, the wonderful system of rivers and canals throughout the UK .

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