Police divers searching

Published: Friday, 29 January 2010

POLICE divers are now searching the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Linacre Lane Bridge in Bootle near Liverpool for a missing man.

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Should stern fenders be BSS inspected?

Published: Thursday, 28 January 2010

With the tragic accident of the lady going over the stern rail, which is the second such accident you have reported, isn't it about time the Boat Safety  Scheme included inspection of the stern fender? Writes James Henry.

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Reduction in mooring fees

Published: Thursday, 28 January 2010

IT IS approaching that time of year when BW moorings customers take a sharp intake of breath waiting to receive notice of how much our mooring fees will go up next year, writes Simon Robbins.

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Jericho rumbles on—and on

Published: Wednesday, 27 January 2010

IT WAS way back in May 2006 that British Waterways sent in the 'heavies' to clear Castlemill Boatyard on the Oxford Canal of its inhabitants, as it wanted all the people off the site to be able to sell it for development, yet after nearly four years it still remains empty, Alan Tilbury reveals.

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'Forgot' to mention flooding

Published: Wednesday, 27 January 2010

ADRIAN HOWD and his wife Caroline were pleased to get a Thames side house, even though it cost just under two millions, but not so pleased now.

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Still hope for Derby & Sandiacre Canal

Published: Tuesday, 26 January 2010
AFTER extensive surveys over the past three years, a planning application has been submitted for the restoration of the Derby Canal.

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17% cut in grant?

Published: Tuesday, 26 January 2010

COUNCILLOR Ann Denham is concerned about the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and how the cut in grant to British Waterways could affect it.

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Killer carp eat our dragonflies

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

A CORRECTION is needed to one element in Teddy Thornhill's email (Could have saved), writes Allan Richards.

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Hire boats took their toll

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

AN OLD 1917 built wooden boat couldn't take the punishment of being struck so often by hire boats, that it has sunk, leaving its owner without a home.

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Keeping cars out of the canal

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

THERE is an attempt to slow down vehicles on Deepdale Lane by the  side of the Trent & Mersey Canal to keep them out of the waterway.

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