Cold weather prompts alarms at locks

Published: Tuesday, 05 January 2010
WITH a great risk in the present freezing weather of death should anyone fall into a river, safety alarms have been fitted on the Cam locks as a trial.

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Narrowboats outside

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

THOUGH as we reported there is  a scarcity  of narrowboats in the hall of the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show, there are eight on display outside.

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Sixth Walton Bridge

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

IT SEEMS the Thames at Walton is to get its sixth Walton Bridge after a public enquiry approved its design.

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Lack of narrowboats at boat show

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

THE big London International Boat Show, claims 70 new product launches, but no narrowboats amongst them.

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Death mystery half solved

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

IT HAS been reported that 20 police officers were drafted in to investigate the death of a man found on the towpath of the canal at Newport, which is now half solved.

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No Wendover Festival

Published: Saturday, 02 January 2010

THE Wendover/Tring Canal Festival will not be going ahead this year as a suitable site cannot be found, Mike Griffin tells us.

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Canal search for missing man

Published: Saturday, 02 January 2010

AN UNDERWATER search team is searching both the Rother and the Chesterfield Canal for a man missing since Christmas Eve.

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Marina denying contract

Published: Friday, 01 January 2010

BOATER Jim Shead tells us that the people at Great Haywood Marina are denying the existence of a contract he remembers signing for a berth in 2007.

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Massive drop in visitor numbers

Published: Friday, 01 January 2010

BRITISH Waterways' Jonathan Ludford (Email: Visitors and visits) should be congratulated for explaining the difference between visits and visitors, writes Allan Richards.

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Sunken boat could pollute Cam

Published: Friday, 01 January 2010

THOUGH neighbouring boaters have been warning about the threat of pollution from a sinking boat in the Cam, nothing has been done.

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