Man assaulted on towpath

Published: Monday, 26 July 2010
A MAN has been sexually assaulted on the Lancaster canal towpath in the city.

Gas explosion puts boaters in hospital

Published: Monday, 26 July 2010

HARD on the heels of boaters being burned by a gas cylinder fire on the Thames, two more boaters have been burned, and are in hospital after another explosion caused by a portable gas cylinder

More photographs

Published: Monday, 26 July 2010

It was only last week that we stated there were nearly 100 photographs in our new State of the waterways category in our Gallery—now there are 109!

Taming the cyclists

Published: Sunday, 25 July 2010

THE Buckingham Canal Society at its Lock Ransom Weekend at Cosgrove Lock on the Grand Union Canal had their own method of slowing down the cyclists.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.