Bingley Five Rise gets cash

Published: Thursday, 17 February 2011

BRITISH Waterways has awarded £50,000 to prepare a plan to encourage visitors to Bingley Five Rise.

British Waterways investment fails

Published: Thursday, 17 February 2011

IT SEEMS that British Waterways has made yet another bad investment, this time of £500,000 in the Liverpool Boat Show, as the organisers have called in the administrators.

Cadbury help restore chocolate boat

Published: Wednesday, 16 February 2011

A DONATION from chocolate company Cadbury is helping to restore a traditional narrowboat that once carried chocolate.

Floating homes by the Thames

Published: Wednesday, 16 February 2011

CRAZY plans come and go, but the one by developer Hydro Properties will take some beating—homes built on floating pontoons by the Thames!

Money to waste?

Published: Wednesday, 16 February 2011

THE shortage of cash for local councils does not seem to have affected Eton Town Council, who want to add an unnecessary arch to the existing Windsor Bridge over the Thames.

Ice walker was drunk

Published: Wednesday, 16 February 2011

A MAN who walked on the frozen Oxford Canal at Rugby in December had drunk nine pints of lager and five double whisky and cokes.

Narrowboat gutted by fire

Published: Wednesday, 16 February 2011

A NARROWBOAT moored on the Thames by Richmond Bridge has been gutted by fire.

Liverpool Boat Show cancelled

Published: Wednesday, 16 February 2011

THE Liverpool Boat Show, for which British Waterways  'invested £500,000 in 650 yards of new floating landing stages' has been cancelled.

Tardebigge Flight gates replaced

Published: Monday, 14 February 2011

TARDEBIGGE Lock Flight is at present having five new lock gates installed and the Tardebigge Tunnel drained for a full inspection.

Middlewich Narrowboats targeted

Published: Monday, 14 February 2011
THE boat hire company Middlewich Narrowboats has had its boats targeted by thieves stealing batteries from its narrowboats.