Lucky escape on the Soar

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2010

INVESTIGATIONS are going on into how two teenagers were allowed to take to the flooded Soar in Leicester from the Outdoor Pursuits centre on a raft.

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Waiting for permission

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

THOUGH a bridge over the Rochdale Canal at Todmorden is is urgent need of repair, work cannot start.

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Boat fire was arson

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

THE police maintain that arsonists were responsible for the narrowboat fire on the river at Ware.

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Anglers castigated

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

ANGLERS are being castigated in letters to local papers and blogs after a swan had to be put down after suffering for weeks through anglers' insensibility to the creatures, and 45 others effected.

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Girl murdered on K&A towpath

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

A TEENAGE girl was found dead yesterday (Monday) on the towpath of the Kennet & Avon Canal at Reading.

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Unsafe moorings

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

IT WOULD seem the permanent moorings at Tyrley on the Shropshire Union are not too safe.

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"I'm a plonker!" says boater

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

A BOATER who took his narrowboat out in flood conditions and had it jammed against a bridge described himself as a 'plonker'!

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Information on waterways

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2010
THE Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) has created information packs for schools about the hazards of inland waterways.

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Money for repairs

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

IT SEEMS that the trip boat on the Neath Canal will come to an end unless money in found for its repairs.

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BW gives land to trust

Published: Monday, 18 January 2010

BRITISH Waterways has gifted land to the Cotswold Canals Trust to help with the restoration of the Thames & Severn Canal, now known as the Cotswold Canals.

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