Boater in hospital after fire

Published: Monday, 20 September 2010

IT WAS another narrowboat fire at the weekend that has put a boater in hospital with 50% burns.

The future of British Waterways

Published: Monday, 20 September 2010

THE Inland Waterways Advisory Council (IWAC) is concerned that the serious difficulties that face government and BW in managing the transformation to a 'third sector' have not been fully addressed.

Diesel war on the waterways

Published: Monday, 20 September 2010
A BOATER selling red diesel from 20 litre containers on the Trent & Mersey and Coventry canals is upsetting the diesel suppliers along the waterways.

Fighting the weed

Published: Saturday, 18 September 2010

THERE is a fight on at the moment to clear the duckweed from the waterways, with British Waterways out in force tackling the problem.

Wary of the claims

Published: Friday, 17 September 2010

MANY boaters these days are wary of the claims made for low voltage electrical products, as many just will not stand up to the rigours of boating.

New dry dock for Birmingham

Published: Friday, 17 September 2010

DRY dock facilities are now available for boaters in Birmingham at the Hockley Port site.

Annual meeting deferred

Published: Thursday, 16 September 2010

BRITISH Waterways annual meeting, which is normally held in early October, has been deferred and will only be held subject to government approval, writes Allan Richards.

New visitor moorings

Published: Thursday, 16 September 2010

NEW visitor moorings have been installed at Boston as part of improvements to encourage visiting boats to enjoy a short stay and to visit the new Black Sluice Lock.

Leeds & Liverpool opens today

Published: Wednesday, 15 September 2010

THE Leeds & Liverpool Canal was partly opened on Friday,17th September.

Another canal gets police patrols

Published: Wednesday, 15 September 2010

THE latest waterway to get police patrols to counteract  antisocial behaviour  is the Union Canal is Scotland.