BW's cack-handed approach

Published: Monday, 29 November 2010

I was heartened to see the article on Geoff Mayers' treatment at the hands of BW. I can say I had no knowledge of Geoff's case until this morning when I started surfing my usual haunts, writes Simon Robbins.

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Boater slipped into canal and drowned

Published: Friday, 26 November 2010

A VERDICT of accidental death was brought on boater Andrew Fairholme, whose body was discovered in the Trent & Mersey Canal at Hassall Green on 'Heartbreak Hill'.

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Fancy a cruise across the Wash?

Published: Friday, 26 November 2010

A TRIP is being organised for the more intrepid amongst you boaters for a cruise across the Wash.

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Santa on the Chesterfield

Published: Friday, 26 November 2010

ONCE again Santa is on the Chesterfield Canal, at both Chesterfield and Retford, with boat trips for the children.

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Filthy facilities on Lee & Stort

Published: Friday, 26 November 2010

BOATER Carmen Smith was so disgusted at the state of the facilities on the Lee & Stort Navigation that she has complained to British Waterways about their state.

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Showing the public

Published: Thursday, 25 November 2010
THIS winter British Waterways is giving the public the opportunity to see some of the maintenance to the waterways, with the latest at Hanwell Flight on the Grand Union Canal.

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Stort towpath upgraded

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

WORK has begun this week on a £150,000 project to upgrade 220 yards of Stort towpath at Bishop's Stortford.

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New bridge open this year

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

UPPER Mills Bridge on the Stroudwater Canal is nearing completion, and should be ready next month.

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Emergency closure at Wigan

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

THE emergency closure at Wigan on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal was caused by the collapsed of the retaining structure.

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Outsourced dredging contract

Published: Wednesday, 24 November 2010

BRITISH Waterways have outsourced its dredging contract to the marine-based civil engineer Land & Water Services Ltd,  with a contract from next month to March 2015.

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