Monthly Archives: April 2016

Abstracted safety data from the Boat Safety Scheme 2015 Annual report of incidents and accidents

During the year there was 8 people killed in boating activities on inland waterways or related coastal activity. Of 7 MOB incidents 3 were whilst the boats were mooring or in locks. We are aware of these dangers but don’t … Continue reading

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Vacancy for a User Group Representative on the BSS Management Committee

Due to a resignation there is a vacancy for a User Group representative on the BSS Management Committee. The following information is drawn from information provided the last time a vacancy occurred and may help identify suitable persons. The BSS … Continue reading

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Lock Keeper of the Year 2016 announced

We are very pleased to announce that on the 7th April 2016 the Lock Keeper of the Year Award was presented to Pete Smith. Pete has been an outstanding lock keeper not just during 2016 but for many years. Having … Continue reading

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Lock Keeper of the Year Award 2017

As part of our partnership with the Canal & River Trust and to further our relationship with boaters and lock keepers we developed this award a few years ago. We ask you to please take a moment to nominate your … Continue reading

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