More work on Sankey

Published: Thursday, 14 January 2010

WORK is to start on the replacement of the fixed Carter House Bridge with a swing bridge on the Sankey Canal.

Can you believe it?

Published: Wednesday, 13 January 2010

THERE are plenty of idiots around believing the ice can hold their weight, and falling through into the water, but these two must be the biggest idiots of all.

Dangerous cookers

Published: Wednesday, 13 January 2010

AN URGENT appeal has gone out to boaters who remain at risk from potentially fatal carbon monoxide poisoning, to act on a safety alert from the manufacturers of Belling, Flavel, Leisure and New World cookers.

Well done BW Board!

Published: Tuesday, 12 January 2010

THOSE that think this headline is sarcastic or the article comes with a sting in the tail will be disappointed, writes Allan Richards.

'Mooring rage' man walks free

Published: Tuesday, 12 January 2010

THE boater who attacked a fellow boater over mooring, who subsequently died has walked free from Court.

Campaign for canal barrier

Published: Tuesday, 12 January 2010

A mother who lost her daughter when her car went through the railings by the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Skipton, and who has campaigned for it to be repaired, was shocked to see another car had crashed at the same place.

Well and truly frozen in

Published: Monday, 11 January 2010

We are living on our boat moored in a marina on the Trent. All the boats are now well and truly frozen in, including the water supply, writes Robert Aspey.

Vehicles and people in the canals

Published: Monday, 11 January 2010

BOTH  vehicles and people are falling into the canals, not giving enough respect for the frozen conditions.

Missing man was drunk

Published: Friday, 08 January 2010

NEW evidence into the disappearance of  Alan Tennant who went missing near the Chesterfield Canal in the town on Christmas Eve have shown he was drunk.

Sunken boat saga continues

Published: Friday, 08 January 2010

THE saga of the sunken narrowboat on the Cam in Cambridge reached new heights during the week as it was pumped out, then let loose by yobs and finally sold on the Web.