Boaters had to be rescued when engine failed

Published: Friday, 27 November 2009
TWO boaters had to be rescued from the Thames after their boat's engine broke down and they drifted into trees.

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Wind power for BW

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

AN INVESTIGATION is underway to ascertain if wind turbines could be installed at the Sharpness Docks on the Severn.

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Canal bridge to be repaired

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

THE Grade II listed Priest Holme Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is to be repaired at last.

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Lack of dredging stopping freight

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

A NEWARK councillor believes that lack of dredging is preventing use of transporting freight on the Trent.

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Maintenance black hole

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

BW is very fond of telling us that it spends about £95 million a year on maintenance but really needs to spend £30m more which it can not afford, writes Allan Richards.

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First big step for Stroudwater

Published: Wednesday, 25 November 2009

THE £17.5 millions restoration of the Stroud canals have received a boost by the passing of plans to replace a bridge to allow navigation.

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Waterways performance

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009

THE band, Life & Times, recently featured in NbW, will be giving a performance this weekend.

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Grantham bridge gets £80,000

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009
A BRIDGE on the Grantham Canal is receiving £80,000 from Leicestershire County Council, and will be modified for boats to pass underneath.

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BW to sell over tennants heads

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009
BRITISH Waterways has written to 11 tenants in Sharpness stating it intends to sell their homes by auction, and must vacate in January.

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Want Government cash for restoration

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009
THOUGH many believe the Bridgewater Canal was England's first man made canal, the Sankey Canal was opened in 1757, four years earlier.

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