Fool's Nook closed again

Published: Friday, 29 January 2010

ONCE again the swing bridge at Fool's Nook on the Macclesfield Canal will be out of action.

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Harold's body found

Published: Friday, 29 January 2010

HAROLD SPENCER who we reported missing has now been found drowned in the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

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Boater injured at Fradley

Published: Friday, 29 January 2010

A BOATER was injured after a coping stone collapsed at Fradley services on the Trent & Mersey Canal, so there is now no water available.

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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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