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A woman's work is never done !
Update: Boat sank outside marina
Friday, 29 January 2010 17:09

YESTERDAY afternoon (Thursday) the narrowboat Stepping Stone sank just as it reached its marina on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

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New canal planned at Knowle!
Friday, 29 January 2010 10:05

TWO weeks ago we reported that two planning applications for marinas near Knowle Locks on the Grand Union Canal had been turned down due to being inappropriate development in a green belt area.

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Should stern fenders be BSS inspected?
Thursday, 28 January 2010 08:27

With the tragic accident of the lady going over the stern rail, which is the second such accident you have reported, isn't it about time the Boat Safety  Scheme included inspection of the stern fender? Writes James Henry.

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Jericho rumbles on—and on
Wednesday, 27 January 2010 06:23

IT WAS way back in May 2006 that British Waterways sent in the 'heavies' to clear Castlemill Boatyard on the Oxford Canal of its inhabitants, as it wanted all the people off the site to be able to sell it for development, yet after nearly four years it still remains empty, Alan Tilbury reveals.

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Lock death was an accident
Wednesday, 27 January 2010 06:21

AN inquest into the death of a woman in an Oxford Canal lock found that she had gone overboard when the stern of the narrowboat she was steering had struck the lock gates.

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Still hope for Derby & Sandiacre Canal
Tuesday, 26 January 2010 09:48
AFTER extensive surveys over the past three years, a planning application has been submitted for the restoration of the Derby Canal.
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17% cut in grant?
Tuesday, 26 January 2010 08:59

COUNCILLOR Ann Denham is concerned about the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and how the cut in grant to British Waterways could affect it.

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Night rescue on the Trent
Monday, 25 January 2010 08:22

A NARROWBOAT had to be rescued over the weekend from the swollen tidal Trent after becoming grounded in the dark.

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Another no-go area
Monday, 25 January 2010 06:06

SKIPTON on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is being branded a no-go area for boaters as yobs target moored boats in the town.

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BW backs down over Marsworth
Friday, 22 January 2010 09:18

BRITISH Waterways has backed down over the planning applications for Marsworth Wharf on the Grand Union Canal.

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£1,195 costs for speeding boater
Friday, 22 January 2010 08:34

THERE is one waterway where boaters really must not speed—and that's the Thames.

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Anglers castigated
Wednesday, 20 January 2010 07:36

ANGLERS are being castigated in letters to local papers and blogs after a swan had to be put down after suffering for weeks through anglers' insensibility to the creatures, and 45 others effected.

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