Cam rowers loose court case against boater

Published: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

ROWING marshals organising a rowing event objected to a narrowboat on the Cam at Cambridge, so seized it and then accused the boater of an attack.

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Volunteers had cut larger branches

Published: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

THE story in Victor on Sunday mistakenly told that only the towpath side had been trimmed, which was not the whole story, as Neil Barnett explains:

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Council admits to polluting canal

Published: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

SHEPWAY District Council has admitted to polluting a canal with hydraulic oil, endangering wildlife.

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What you can burn on your stove?

Published: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

WITH the controversy raging at this time concerning smoke from boat stoves, it is important you do not break the law.

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A breath of fresh air from the IWA

Published: Monday, 12 March 2018

I was most pleased to read that the IWA had complained about the new licensing proposals of CART, writes Helen Cripps.

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'Leak' closes Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Published: Monday, 12 March 2018

THE continuing leakage at a lock on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Blackburn has closed the waterway.

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Complaining for the sake of it

Published: Monday, 12 March 2018

I GET the distinct impression that Canal & River Trust is complaining about HS2 for the sake of complaining, writes James Henry.

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Lee pollution still not cleared

Published: Monday, 12 March 2018

THE pollution of the Lee Navigation at the end of January is still in effect, though most has been cleared.

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Stoves not such a problem

Published: Monday, 12 March 2018

Smokeless zones were introduced after a series of serious smogs in the 50's, which caused many deaths. Boats were specifically excluded.

A few smoky stoves might cause a local nuisance, but not a general risk to public health. This may be covered by more recent legislation, and would be treated similarly to noisy neighbours, barking dogs etc.

Paul Robinson

Victor: It bites—at last!

Published: Sunday, 11 March 2018

I WAS beginning to believe that the Inland Waterways Association was now well in the pocket of Cart, but the associations's response to its recent licensing consultation restores my faith.

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