Swans rule—okay!

A SWAN on the Cam is  making life difficult for boaters on the river in Cambridge, particularly the rowers.

Vandals at Skipton again

A TRIP boat moored at Skipton on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has been ruined by paint stripper, in the latest act of vandalism in the town.

Tried to fire his narrowboat

BOATER Paul Morton attempted to set fire to the narrowboat on which he lived, by setting light to a gas bottle.

Narrowboat on fire again

FOR the second time in less than a week a narrowboat has been on fire on the Grand Union Canal.

New Chairman of BWAF

IT HAS been announced today (Thursday 27th) that Clive Henderson has been appointed Chairman of British Waterways Advisory Forum.

Nine boats broken into

POLICE believe one man is responsible for nine narrowboats being broken into on the Wey, and are now urgently seeking him.

BW installing fish refuges

BRITISH Waterways is installing four specially designed fish refuges on the  Lee Navigation as part of a drive to improve water quality and wildlife habitats along the river ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Right man for the job

THE new administration has at least appointed the right man for the job as Waterways Minister—Vice president of the Kennet & Avon Trust, Richard Benyon.

Fell off rear of boat

A BOATER in the broad Aston Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal fell off the rear of his boat last week, and drowned.

Council closes Nene facilities

TO SAVE money Peterborough council  is closing boaters' facilities on the Nene, but creating a problem.