"We want to encourage people using canals and the hundreds of staff of the British Waterways Board
to be vigilant."
A weekend of canal boat cruising is now twice as popular for lots of families as a day at an amusement park, and just as attractive as the traditional two-day seaside break, according to a national survey by the British Waterways Board
. They say over 250,000 people hire boats on Britain's inland waterways every year.
He has served as a non-executive director of British Waterways Board
. He was knighted in 1994 for his work in museums and heritage.
Prominent items in the sale, organised by property specialist CP Bigwood, were a selection of premises offered by the Canal & River Trust - formerly British Waterways Board
- and others disposed of by local authorities.
Dwane had pleaded guilty to stealing a quantity of scrap metal from a British Waterways Board
canalside site off Henley Lane, Catherine-de-Barnes, Solihull.
"Let's see which officials have been getting rich at the taxpayer's expense - and whether they're worth the money." Mr Cameron took the step of naming some individual public officials on high salaries, including Ofcom chief executive Ed Richards on pounds 400,000 and British Waterways Board
bosses Robin Evans, Nigel Johnson, James Froomberg and Phillip Ridal, whose combined salaries reach pounds 900,000 - enough to employ 30 nurses.
A FORMER British Waterways Board
official who bought himself luxury goods with his employers' cash, was yesterday ordered to pay back pounds 62,000.
Mr Wolmar said there was a need for help from various agencies, including the Highways Agency, the Environment Agency, the Department for Transport, the British Waterways Board
, the police and local councils.
This week Liverpool & District Anglers' Association is meeting to prepare a strategy to challenge the British Waterways Board
Around 10 years ago, when most of us hadn't even heard of irritating buzz words like Y2K and the millennium bug, developer David Fitzgerald was listening to a whisper that The British Waterways Board
might be going to do up the Forth and Clyde Canal as a millennium project.
TUNNEL VISION: Dave Green, of British Waterways Board
, on a boat in the Standedge Tunnel
"It was about then that the British Waterways Board
decided to pull down its old cottages because lock-keepers no longer wanted to live in them.