Jail for 'canal' killing

Published: Tuesday, 16 February 2010

A MAN who chopped-up his victim and slung the body parts into various waterways has been jailed for life.

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Chasewater repair stops festivals

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

TWO BCN festivals have been cancelled owing to the repairs on Chasewater Reservoir and the subsequent lack of water.

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'Muslim school' rumbles on

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

THE possibility of an all-girls Muslim school at a disused mill at Pendle has been thwarted by the Charity Commission.

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Boat destroyed by fire

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

YET another boat has been destroyed by fire, this time on the Nene at Peterborough.

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Prevented fire

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

THE prompt action of the Devizes Fire Service prevented a narrowboat being burnt-out on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

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Barrier at last

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

A safety barrier costing £260,000 is to be installed at Skipton by the side of the waterway to prevent more deaths.

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Slow down

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

British Waterways is asking speeding motorists to slow down when crossing the 200 years old hump-back bridges over its canals, as the cost of repairing damage it relates is costing over £2 millions a year.

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Stenson Bridge repair

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

BRIDGE 20 on the Trent & Mersey Canal near Stenson was partially demolished following an incident during October 2008. The repair is now underway by BW's nominated contractor May Gurney, writes Ralph Freeman.

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Attempted murder of children

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

A MAN has been arrested at Evesham on suspicion of attempted murder after a car carrying two children was driven into the Avon in the town.

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Empty!

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

IT'S THE Regent's Canal alongside Victoria Park, drained for essential maintenance to stabilise its wall, and is closed until the 26th of March.

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