Boat closes Caen Hill Flight

Published: Saturday, 26 June 2010

CAEN HILL Flight on the Kennet & Avon Canal will be closed for the next 11 days, caused by a boat damaging lock gates.

Drunk man saved

Published: Friday, 25 June 2010
A DRUNK man who had stumbled into the Worcester & Birmingham Canal at Selly Oak was saved by a paramedic.

Fire risk of bullseyes

Published: Friday, 25 June 2010

IN SUMMER, boats with domed-decklights, could be at risk from fires breaking out in strong sunlight, and will now be checked  as part of the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS), and any charring will result in a fail.

Garish and unnecessary barrier

Published: Friday, 25 June 2010

A BARRIER installed at an Avon lock has been described as a  ‘garish and unnecessary' safety feature.

Camping by the locks

Published: Friday, 25 June 2010

THREE locks on the Thames have been publicised as ideal places to pitch a tent and camp out.

Another Stroud obstruction to go

Published: Friday, 25 June 2010

A NEW bridge to replace the obstruction on the Stroud Canal at Upper Mills Industrial Estate in Stonehouse, has  been approved.

The one that didn't get away

Published: Friday, 25 June 2010

ALAN Mack just couldn't believe his eyes when he  landed the fish he had caught in the Bridgewater Canal in Manchester.

Canal flasher strikes again

Published: Thursday, 24 June 2010

THE flasher on the Wyrley and Essington Canal towpath, has still not been caught, having exposed himself to a woman again.

Fell in canal twice

Published: Thursday, 24 June 2010

A WOMAN fell into the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Skipton, was rescued, then fell in again, and is now in a critical condition in hospital.

CanalWatch scheme extended

Published: Thursday, 24 June 2010

THE  police initiative on the Lancaster Canal around Garstang, using text messaging,  has been extended to Lancaster, to counter crime on the waterway.