Award for Liverpool Link

Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2010

THE Liverpool Link has achieved the top award by the Institution of Civil Engineers at its annual awards ceremony, held at Bolton.

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Amphibious bus broke down

Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2010

A BUS, that is designed to avoid congestion by using the Clyde in Glasgow as well as roads broke down on its second outing.

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Another boat burnt-out

Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2010

YET another boat has been wrecked by fire, this time at  Lathom near Ormskirk, on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

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Getting filthy for fun!

Published: Wednesday, 10 February 2010

More than a dozen grown men were slopping around in mud at the weekend, as volunteers from the Waterway Recovery Group helped the Chesterfield Canal Trust's Work Party members to clear a lock.

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Hamish Leys

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

Many visitors to the 20th OwnerShips Show at Braunston last weekend would have been mystified at the name Hamish Leys on the side of the its most recently launched narrowboat, writes Allan Richards.

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A much needed overhaul

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

PART of British Waterways' winter maintenance includes work on the Caldon Canal, with Flint Mill Lock getting new gates.

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Unsafe life jackets

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

BOATERS who purchased a Seago life jacket manufactured between 2005 and 2007 are being told to return them for checking as they could be unsafe.

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Grants for the Thames

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

THE Waterways Trust is giving grants of up to £5,000 for projects along the non-tidal Thames, from Cricklade to Teddington.

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A boaters' pub

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

THE Jolly Boatman at Thrupp on the Oxford Canal will soon be a proper boaters pub, when boater Andrew Cannon completes its canal theme.

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A very cold start

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

Despite very mixed weather over the weekend of 30th/31st January the Shropshire Union Canal Society had a good turnout of volunteers to  its first work party of the year, writes Paul Mills.

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