Weevils to clear water weed

Published: Friday, 06 August 2010

TINY weevils have just been released into the the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal in Somerset in an attempt to eradicate the problematic North American Water Fern.

Basingstoke success

Published: Thursday, 05 August 2010

LAST weekend 16 boats enjoyed a virtually trouble free trip up the Woodham and St Johns flights to help the St Johns Society raise awareness of the need for a new Community Hall at St Johns.

Rochdale will remain open

Published: Thursday, 05 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways have confirmed that after reviewing the water supply position it has hopes that the Rochdale Canal will remain open until at least the end of the summer holidays.

Hopes dashed for Grantham Canal

Published: Thursday, 05 August 2010

THE Secretary of State has ruled that the raising of Mann's Bridge on the Grantham Canal was not relevant to the public inquiry and the A46 scheme.

Caen Hill damage—no action against boater

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

THOUGH it cost £45,000 to repair the lock gate that was damaged by a boater on the Caen Hill Flight, no action is being taken against him.

Gold Licences for businesses

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways and the Environment Agency have created a Gold Leisure Business Licence for business licenced boats visiting both BW and EA waters.

Floating restaurant for Aylesbury Basin

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

THERE are plans to include a floating restaurant in the redeveloped Aylesbury Basin, backed by British Waterways.

Marina for the Monty?

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010
THERE are plans for a marina on the Montgomery Canal at Queens Head on a 25 acres site.

Would it survive?

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

MOST regular boaters must have seen cows in the waterway from time to time, but would this one survive?

Connecting Olympic Park with the system

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

THE derelict lock on Waterworks River in East London has been reopened by British Waterways, and is in operation for the first time in over 40 years following a restoration project costing £400,000.