Man falls in canal and dies after altercation

Published: Wednesday, 27 December 2017

A MAN involved in an altercation fell into the Staffs & Worcs Canal at Kidderminster, and drowned, with it understood, three youths running off.

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Boats getting through the summit pound

Published: Wednesday, 27 December 2017

BOATS are managing to get through the summit pound of the Grand Union Canal, Howard Clarke reports.

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Another attack on wood burners

Published: Monday, 25 December 2017

ANOTHER attack on wood burning stoves in the capital is being launched in the form of a government investigation.

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Caldon Canal closed for two months

Published: Monday, 25 December 2017

THE repairs to Bedford Street Bridge (2) on the Caldon Canal have been amended resulting in the waterway being closed for two months.

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IWA raised concerns about water supply

Published: Monday, 25 December 2017

AN Inland Waterways Association statement has warned about the water supply to the BCN.

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Short-cut claims another victim

Published: Monday, 25 December 2017

THE short-cut along the Kennet & Avon Canal towpath at Newbury has claimed another victim.

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Victor: It's not a mooring licence

Published: Sunday, 24 December 2017

THOUGH we have often given the National Bargee Travellers Association publicity, it having proved to help its members when in difficulty, it taking court action over a disabled member to get a less strenuous cruising pattern, when Canal & River Trust had already done so, was pointless.

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Recreating history at Dartford

Published: Sunday, 24 December 2017

THE construction of a low road bridge over the Dartford & Crayford Navigation off the Thames stopped the passage of barges for good.

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The summit water problems

Published: Sunday, 24 December 2017

HAVING descended from the Tring summit [Grand Union Canal] last week (when it was definitely navigable) I can add to your information that CaRT were pumping water from the Cowroast borehole to feed the summit pound, writes Neil Quarmby.

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Unnecessary action by Bargees

Published: Thursday, 21 December 2017

THE National Bargee Travellers Association has made great play of its success in arranging a shorter cruising distance for one of its disabled members, by taking court action.

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