Will anything be done?

Published: Monday, 22 November 2010

THE state of some of the facilities around the waterways has prompted a boater  to contact British Waterways, and she waits to see what reply she gets.

Took it literally!

Published: Monday, 22 November 2010

WHEN a taxi driver accepted a fare to Aspley Basin in Huddersfield he took it literally—with his taxi ending in the basin itself!

Rethink on 'eyesore' pontoons

Published: Monday, 22 November 2010

WITH complaints about the 'eyesore' pontoons and steel piles along Castle Mill Stream in Oxford, British Waterways is re-thinking its £90,000 scheme.

BW maintenance spend plummets

Published: Friday, 19 November 2010

A RECENT press release from BW claims that this winter our waterways will benefit from 'a £50m vital makeover of dozens of historic locks, bridges and aqueducts, as well as the hanging of over 100 handcrafted oak lock gates', writes Allan Richards.

Harry gets his gong

Published: Friday, 19 November 2010

LIFELONG waterways enthusiast, photographer and author Harry Arnold was presented with his MBE this month by the Queen.

One rescued but one not

Published: Friday, 19 November 2010

ONE DOG was lucky in that he was rescued from a canal, but another was not, and was found dead.

Barton Marina closed-off

Published: Wednesday, 17 November 2010

BARTON Marina on the Trent & Mersey canal is closed-off whilst work on the bywash around Barton Lock takes place.

Scottish canals could be cruising waterways

Published: Wednesday, 17 November 2010

TWO Scottish canals could become cruising waterways should ministers be successful in their application.

Cromford wants £200,000 from council

Published: Monday, 15 November 2010

FRIENDS of Cromford Canal have petitioned Derbyshire County Council to help with £200,000 for dredging a three quarter mile stretch of the waterway.

Boater dies at Nene bridge

Published: Monday, 15 November 2010

A BOATER died on Saturday after his boat struck a bridge on the Nene.