Award for boater

Published: Friday, 26 February 2010

BOATER John West has received a commendation from Thames Valley Police Chief Constable Sara Thornton for rescuing a family from the Thames.

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Boaters watch out!

Published: Friday, 26 February 2010

BOATERS working the locks from Diglis Basin on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal should take extra care this coming season.

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Out she comes

Published: Friday, 26 February 2010

AFTER  four weeks on the bottom of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, the narrowboat Stepping Stone was re-floated yesterday (Thursday), Peter Lloyd tells us.

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Plastic boobs caused alert

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

WHEN a towpath walker alerted the emergency services to a body in the Union Canal at Linlithgow, everything went on full alert.

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Boaters save drowing men

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

ANOTHER boater on the Thames has saved a drowning man in the river—the second within a month.

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Beginner had to be rescued

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

A WOMAN who was  seduced into the idyllic life of waterway living had a rude awakening into its realities when she took to the Avon in flood conditions, and had to be rescued by firefighters.

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Teenager staggered into canal

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

A TEENAGER was seen to stagger onto the ice of the Union Canal in Merchiston, and fall through it into the water at 7am on Tuesday morning.

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Narrowboat—on the Grantham!

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

FOR THE  first time in over 70 years, there is a narrowboat on the Grantham Canal, but alas not because the waterway has been reconnected to the Trent.

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What will they dump next?

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

BRITISH Waterways staff are well used to dragging supermarket trolleys and the like from the waterways, but a complete box trailer?

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Fish Night in March

Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2010

IF YOU fancy fish and chips of a Friday night, cooked especially for you, then the Old Chandlery Restaurant at Sawley Marina would be a good choice.

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