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Tuesday 25 August

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  • Central winners of Waterways Excellence Awards announced waterscape.com

    First prize in the central division went to the evasion project team for work towards tackling boat licence evasion; driving the licence evasion rate down from 10.4% to 4.7% at 31 March 2009. In second place was the team that negotiated the new national vegetation and facilities management contract, and the group involved in delivering the Liverpool Canal Link were awarded third prize. ...


Monday 24 August

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  • Call for lock keepers after canal is drained expressandstar.com

    Narrowboat owners are calling for traditional lock keepers to be brought back along a stretch of canal in the Black Country after a suspected vandal attack. A 400-metre section of the Stourbridge Canal between two locks was drained after a suspected act of vandalism in the early hours of Saturday morning. Canal users say it is not the first time this part of the canal, near to the Red House Glass Cone attraction, in Wordsley has been targeted. ...

  • British Waterways advises of risks from algae waterscape.com

    British Waterways is asking visitors to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal to continue to enjoy the waterways but avoid contact with the water due to a potential bloom of blue-green algae on the canal. ...

  • Waterways Action Squad brighten up canal tunnel waterscape.com

    A group of young people have created a new piece of wall art at the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port to celebrate the start of a major new youth volunteering project and to brighten up a graffiti-covered canal tunnel. ...

  • Help save our historic boats waterscape.com

    The National Waterways Museum has joined forces with publishers Waterways World to launch a new Supporters Scheme for its national collection of historic boats at Ellesmere Port. ...

  • Fire sinks boat on canal watfordobserver.co.uk

    Police are investigating after a Fire resulted in a boat sinking on the Grand Union Canal early this morning. ...

  • Banker jailed after Thames murder hertfordshiremercury.co.uk

    A HODDESDON banker who killed a Thames pleasure boat captain has been jailed for three years for manslaughter. ...

  • Money flows in for work on Thames oxfordmail.co.uk

    A number of improvements are being made to locks along the River Thames as part of a £5.1m upgrade programme. ...

  • Row over Upton barrier plan berrowsjournal.co.uk

    Making a permanant wall part of a riverside town’s flood defences could hurt trade, according to a pub owner. There is no argument in Upton-upon-Severn about the town needing flood defences to protect the livelihoods of traders and pubs and the well-being of residents living near the waterfront. ...

  • Fretherne Canal Bridge reopens ahead of schedule stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk

    Fretherne Canal Bridge, which spans the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, has re-opened a week ahead of schedule. ...

  • Stourbridge Canal vandals expressandstar.com

    A canal in the Black Country was dry today following a suspected vandal attack. Residents raised the alert after seeing that a 400m stretch of Stourbridge Canal, neighbouring the Red House Glass Cone attraction in Wordsley, had no water in it. ...

  • River jump kids filmed on YouTube thisisleicestershire.co.uk

    These children filmed plunging into a canal from a railway bridge in Leicester were today warned they are risking their lives. Their jumps into water from up to 40ft – a craze known as "tombstoning" – were caught on camera and placed on the YouTube website, apparently by one of their friends. ...

  • Skipper fined for speeding in Brayford Pool, Lincoln thisislincolnshire.co.uk

    A boater has been ordered to pay £347 for speeding in Lincoln's Brayford Pool. Skipper Rachael Jennings, 25, pleaded guilty to breaking two of British Waterways's by-law offences of speeding and inconsiderate boating at Lincoln Magistrates' Court. ...

  • Oil tanks warning henleystandard.co.uk

    Boat owners are being urged to check their oil tanks before going out on the Thames. The Environment Agency warns that damaged tanks can cause leaks, putting fish and other wildlife at risk. ...


Friday 7 August

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Thursday 6 August

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  • Massive event to mark World Heritage Site shropshirestar.com

    A major event is being held to celebrate Britain’s newest World Heritage site - the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, near Oswestry. ...

  • Revised Lathom marina plan rejected again osadvertiser.co.uk

    Plans for a marina alongside the Leeds-Liverpool canal in Lathom have been refused for a second time. Councillors turned down Paul Martland’s application to build a 40-berth marina on Carr Lane amid heated scenes at West Lancashire council’s offices in Ormskirk last week, despite a recommendation from planning officers it should be approved. ...


Wednesday 5 August

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  • Facelift for Erewash Canal in Ilkeston ilkestonadvertiser.co.uk

    A £150,000 makeover is due to start next week along the Erewash Canal in Sandiacre. The stretch of waterway just before the bridge and traffic lights in the centre of Sandiacre will receive new seating and a new ornate knee-high rail along the water's edge. ...


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