Dead boater was drunk

Published: Friday, 12 November 2010

A BOATER, nearly three times over the legal driving limit who had also been taking cannabis, fell from a balcony, and was killed.

Flasher back at Wordsley

Published: Friday, 12 November 2010

A FLASHER exposed himself again at Wordsley by the Stourbridge Canal this week, leaving a schoolgirl distressed.

Group for Burslem Canal restoration

Published: Friday, 12 November 2010

A GROUP has been formed to further the restoration of the Burslem Branch Canal at Middleport on the Trent & Mersey.

Chaiman refuses pertinent questions

Published: Friday, 12 November 2010

THE magazine Waterways World organised a 'webchat' with British Waterways Chairman Tony Hales yesterday (Thursday) which was nothing more than the usual claptrap, with any controversial question being completely ignored.

Caldon closed

Published: Thursday, 11 November 2010

NAVIGATION of the Caldon Canal has been stopped owing to its bank and towpath collapsing at Hanley today (Thursday).

Incensed at radio untruths

Published: Thursday, 11 November 2010

LISTENING to a representative of British Waterways on the Radio 4 Today programme, Amy Dickerson was so incensed at what she was hearing she contacted the radio station, to put the matter straight.

Chance to own painting

Published: Thursday, 11 November 2010

MANY boaters have prints of waterway scenes on their walls, but there's a chance to obtain an original from an established waterways artist.

Thanks for saving water

Published: Thursday, 11 November 2010

BRITISH Waterways thanks all the boaters who made the effort to save water on the Birmingham Canal Navigation with the closure of its main supply during the season.

Doubts about drowning

Published: Wednesday, 10 November 2010

THERE are doubts about the drowning of a man found in a Birmingham city centre waterway.

'Bite size chunks' to get proposed waterway

Published: Wednesday, 10 November 2010

A DELEGATE at the first partnership conference of the Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway, told that the waterway could be completed in 'bite size chunks'.