Inland Waterways Advisory Council to be abolished

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

IT'S STARTED—the new Government's assault on the money-wasting quangos, with the Inland Waterways Advisory Council the first waterways related one to go.

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Towpath sex assault man named

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

THE man who has connection with the sex attack on a young woman on the towpath of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has been named.

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Boater alerts emergency services to fire

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

A BOATER, on his narrowboat moored by the side of the Oxford Canal alerted the emergency services to a fire at the nearby nature reserve.

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Artsfest again at Standedge

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

ONCE again the Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre will be launching it's month long celebration of local art with it's third ‘Artsfest' event.

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Incompatible with safety

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

I HAVE over the last few weeks watched with great interest the debate on cyclists, I have in my own experience seen some horrendous use of the towpaths by these errant cyclists, writes Frank Hurst.

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Comment—Speeding cyclists and pedestrians

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

WITH the advent of a speeding commuting cyclist hitting one our our columnists whilst working a lock, the danger of the mix of cyclists and pedestrians has been highlighted once again.

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Wigan flooded!

Published: Thursday, 22 July 2010

WITH just over a week before British Waterways closes down the Leeds & Liverpool Canal from Wigan, the town was flooded!

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Another milestone

Published: Thursday, 22 July 2010

WORK on the restoration of the Lichfield Canal, is continuing with the completion of Lock 25 bywash.

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Another marina for the Llangollen

Published: Thursday, 22 July 2010

THE PLANS for the extension of the Llangollen Canal at Trevor and a new marina have had the backing of over 2,000 locals.

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Court for unlicenced boater

Published: Thursday, 22 July 2010

A BOATER using an unlicenced boat on the Thames has been taken to Court which cost him £350.

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