More fencing for Manchester?

Published: Friday, 31 July 2009

With another man drowning in the Rochdale Canal at Dulcie Street in Manchester, is there going to be a call for even more fencing being erected?

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Inexperienced crew sink day hire boat

Published: Thursday, 30 July 2009

An all male inexperienced crew of 10 in a day hire boat managed to sink it in Stanstead Lock on the Lee.

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Lack of water problems

Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2009

THOUGH at the moment the country is covered by clouds and rain, there is annual warning about water shortages on the canals.

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Llangollen breach averted

Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2009

A BREACH was discovered at Grindley Brook on the Llangollen Canal on Monday, (27th July) but prompt action by British Waterways staff prevented a major stoppage.

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‘Failing to display' campaign

Published: Sunday, 26 July 2009

AS PART of its continued focus on tackling licence evasion, BW has launched a network-wide ‘failing to display' campaign.

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Positive response to 'third sector'

Published: Saturday, 25 July 2009

BW Chief Executive Robin Evans says the initial response and feedback from boaters, towpath visitors and other stakeholders to it becoming a 'third sector' organisation, is positive.

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Boat killer gets 12 years jail

Published: Thursday, 23 July 2009

THE man who stabbed his partner and his best friend to death after he found them having sex on his narrowboat has been jailed for 12 years.

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Boat lift or a wheel for Daventry

Published: Thursday, 23 July 2009

A BOAT lift or even a wheel are the preferred options for a new canal arm—at Daventry.

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Trent hydro-electric scheme would cause drastic flooding

Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2009

PLANS to install an hydro-electric plant at Sawley Weir on the Trent above Sawley Cut would necessitate raising it, which in turn would cause drastic flooding at Sawley Marina and the Cut.

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Boater will be tried for manslaughter

Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2009

THE man who was arrested for the killing of boater David Tweddle during a mooring argument at Garstang on the Lancaster Canal has been charged and bailed.

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