The new waterway units

Published: Monday, 03 August 2009
The names of the 11 new waterway units in England and Wales which will become operational from October have been announced.

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Forensic experts examine lock death boat

Published: Saturday, 01 August 2009

FORENSIC experts have made a thorough examination of the narrowboat involved in the death of the woman in an Oxford Canal lock.

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Government cuts BW grant by 16.7%

Published: Friday, 31 July 2009

THE Government has served British Waterways with a massive cut of the available grant in aid of nearly £10 millions for next year, which can only further exacerbate the worsening state of the waterways.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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