Keeping drunks away from drowning in Manchester

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

THERE is one way to keep drunks turning out of the many bars by the Rochdale Nine in Manchester and staggering into the canal and drowning—closing it off!

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Wyrley & Essington repair could take a long time

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

THE repair work to the collapsed culvert of the Wyrley & Essington Canal could take a long time as Severn Trent have accepted ownership.

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Maclesfield closed again

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

ONCE again the Macclesfield Canal is closed, this time by the damaged swing bridge.

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The search for water

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

IF YOU are running short of water nowadays it is best to fill up where you can.

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Man drowns in Avon fleeing from yobs

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

YOBS in Stratford are picking on the town's visitors to cause trouble with one victim drowning as a result.

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Priorities

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

I suppose the new signage ‘suggests' that it is now boaters responsibility for the facilities here in Nantwich asks Brian D Jarrett.

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Leave the locks full

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

I HAVE been suggesting for many years that where practical locks should be left full of water, writes Jimmy Lockwood.

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Marple Flight will again be closed long term

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

THOUGH Canal & River Trust is attempting to play down the problem with Lock 11 on the Marple Flight, it will need a long term solution.

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Not fit for purpose

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

ISN'T it time the gloves came off with respect to CaRT? Asks Goff Low.

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It WAS a boater's fault

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

IT WAS a boater who put one of the mechanical locks out of action for the week at Sawley on the Trent.

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