Tried to fire his narrowboat

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2010

BOATER Paul Morton attempted to set fire to the narrowboat on which he lived, by setting light to a gas bottle.

Narrowboat on fire again

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2010

FOR the second time in less than a week a narrowboat has been on fire on the Grand Union Canal.

New Chairman of BWAF

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2010

IT HAS been announced today (Thursday 27th) that Clive Henderson has been appointed Chairman of British Waterways Advisory Forum.

Nine boats broken into

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2010

POLICE believe one man is responsible for nine narrowboats being broken into on the Wey, and are now urgently seeking him.

BW installing fish refuges

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

BRITISH Waterways is installing four specially designed fish refuges on the  Lee Navigation as part of a drive to improve water quality and wildlife habitats along the river ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Right man for the job

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

THE new administration has at least appointed the right man for the job as Waterways Minister—Vice president of the Kennet & Avon Trust, Richard Benyon.

Fell off rear of boat

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

A BOATER in the broad Aston Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal fell off the rear of his boat last week, and drowned.

Council closes Nene facilities

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

TO SAVE money Peterborough council  is closing boaters' facilities on the Nene, but creating a problem.

Waterways lose supporters

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

THE General Election resulted in some good waterway supporting MP's being ousted from their seats.

Boater drank himself to death

Published: Wednesday, 26 May 2010

THE boater who was found dead on his narrowboat at Mercia Marina in January had literally drunk himself to death, a coroners' court was told.