Work on the Cefn Flight

Published: Friday, 18 June 2010

TWO locks on the derelict Cefn Flight of the Mon & Brec are being restored as part of a 'joint restoration and educational project'.

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Take it easy

Published: Thursday, 17 June 2010

THE ongoing problem between speeding cyclists and other towpath users on the Regents Canal is being highlighted next week by British Waterways.

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Creating habitats for birds

Published: Thursday, 17 June 2010

BRITISH Waterways has welcomed a share of a £10,000 grant from the Waterway Trust's Small Grants Scheme to support a number of important wildlife habitat improvements.

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More bodies retrieved

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2010

THE body of a man, believed to be that  of a missing horse racing commentator has been found in the Aire in Leeds.

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BW online moorings in freefall

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2010

EMPTY berths in marinas are now a fact of life, writes Allan Richards, and has now extended to British Waterways online moorings.

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Lack of understanding

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2010

WELCOMING British Waterways 1% licence fee increase, the result of consultation with the National Association of Boat Owners, it's Chairman, David Fletcher, still despairs of the lack of understanding by BW.

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The residents of Deptmore Lock cottage

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2010

IN ANSWER to the enquiry from our correspondent Carmen Smith (Kara Sea),  about the residents of Deptmore Lock cottage, Evelyn Booth (Rome) writes:

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Towpath knife attack on jogger

Published: Monday, 14 June 2010

A MAN jogging on the Grand Union Canal towpath at Berkhamsted was stopped by a thief and robbed at knife point.

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Made it to the tunnel

Published: Monday, 14 June 2010

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust's Learning Boat, Python, made it right to the entrance of the disused Norwood Tunnel last Friday (13th June).

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No good for boaters

Published: Monday, 14 June 2010

BRITISH Waterways spent thousands on re building the moorings here at Marple, with contractors working away for ages, and now the moorings look great, writes Graham Lambden.

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