Hire boater dies in Oxford Canal lock

Published: Friday, 31 July 2009
A WOMAN hire boater died yesterday (Thursday 30th July) after she fell from her boat into a lock on the Oxford Canal.

Police raid narrowboat

Published: Friday, 31 July 2009
Police raided a narrowboat at Brentford yesterday (30th July) and found £5,000 worth of stolen property.

More fencing for Manchester?

Published: Friday, 31 July 2009

With another man drowning in the Rochdale Canal at Dulcie Street in Manchester, is there going to be a call for even more fencing being erected?

Inexperienced crew sink day hire boat

Published: Thursday, 30 July 2009

An all male inexperienced crew of 10 in a day hire boat managed to sink it in Stanstead Lock on the Lee.

Lack of water problems

Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2009

THOUGH at the moment the country is covered by clouds and rain, there is annual warning about water shortages on the canals.

Llangollen breach averted

Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2009

A BREACH was discovered at Grindley Brook on the Llangollen Canal on Monday, (27th July) but prompt action by British Waterways staff prevented a major stoppage.

‘Failing to display' campaign

Published: Sunday, 26 July 2009

AS PART of its continued focus on tackling licence evasion, BW has launched a network-wide ‘failing to display' campaign.

Positive response to 'third sector'

Published: Saturday, 25 July 2009

BW Chief Executive Robin Evans says the initial response and feedback from boaters, towpath visitors and other stakeholders to it becoming a 'third sector' organisation, is positive.

Boat killer gets 12 years jail

Published: Thursday, 23 July 2009

THE man who stabbed his partner and his best friend to death after he found them having sex on his narrowboat has been jailed for 12 years.

Boat lift or a wheel for Daventry

Published: Thursday, 23 July 2009

A BOAT lift or even a wheel are the preferred options for a new canal arm—at Daventry.