Right man for the job

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

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

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

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

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

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

Waterways lose supporters

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

THE General Election resulted in some good waterway supporting MP's being ousted from their seats.

Boater drank himself to death

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

THE boater who was found dead on his narrowboat at Mercia Marina in January had literally drunk himself to death, a coroners' court was told.

New job for Caroline

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

FORMERLY Head of Customer Services, Caroline Killeavy has been given a senior management position in the new post of Head of Community Engagement.

Space for trade boats

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

THOUGH Middlewich Town Council do not organise the Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival, it is helping by providing space for trade boats at Town Wharf during its weekend.

Buy a brick

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

THE Wey & Arun Canal Trust (WACT) has reached agreement with Loxwood community representatives over the appearance of the metal railings on the new canal bridge, which many did not like.

Helping boat share owners

Published: Saturday, 08 May 2010

A VICTIM himself of the Challenger Syndicateships débâcle of two years ago, Andrew Barton of Nantwich Canal Centre is offering a service to those boat share owners who are at present finding themselves vulnerable after the OwnerShips problems.

Narrowboater saves car driver

Published: Saturday, 08 May 2010

IT WAS a narrowboater who was on hand to save a woman after she crashed her car into a canal.