Dangerous liaisons

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

IN RESPONSE to the words of Michael Shefras I cannot believe that anyone could even begin to think of combining the Environment Agency with British Waterways, writes Pam Pickett.

Boaters' alarming incident

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

IT IS not only carbon monoxide that sets off that alarm but hydrogen too, as two boaters found out.

'BW mutualisation could fail'

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

THAMES User Group (Navigation) coordinator Michael Shefras has warned that should British Waterways 'mutualisation' include Environment Agency navigations it will entail extraordinary upheaval with a risk of failure.

Towpath sex attack

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

A YOUNG woman has been seriously sexually assaulted by a man on the towpath of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Burnley.

Body dumped in Selby Canal

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

THE body of a Chinese man was dumped in the Selby Canal as a result of a dispute over the profit from drugs.

Sulphur free diesel

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

A DIRECTIVE by the Fuel Quality Directive Transposition states that all gas oils (red diesel) be virtually sulphur free from next January.

Appeal over boaters' death

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

POLICE are attempting to trace the last movements of a boater whose body was found in the Grand Union Canal at Cosgrove.

Employee failed to get cash

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

WHEN boat builders Starline Marine moved from Upton-on-Severn to Frome Hill near Great Malvern. one employee refused to move but lodged a claim for compensation.

Educating cyclists

Published: Thursday, 30 September 2010

THE latest attempt to control cyclists on the towpaths is British Waterways teaming up with etiquette experts Debrett's in a bid to educate towpath users about how to share towpaths canals politely.

Broads suffering too

Published: Thursday, 30 September 2010

IT IS not only British Waterways and the Environment Agency that are suffering from lack of funding, the Broads too are due for drastic cuts.