Toxic algae takes over the Leeds & Liverpool

Published: Friday, 03 September 2010

THE  closing of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has resulted in an health warning as toxic algae takes over the stagnant waterway.

Whatever next?

Published: Thursday, 02 September 2010

WHEN money is absolutely no object, this could be the kind of narrowboat you should buy.

Vale Royal shambles

Published: Thursday, 02 September 2010

MANY boaters are confused by the ongoing restrictions through Royal Vale Lock on the Weaver, which is a complete shambles.

New 21 miles cruising ring

Published: Thursday, 02 September 2010

THE completion of the Barge Canal  will see the first boat on the waterway in 80 years next Monday.

British Waterways grants to be slashed

Published: Wednesday, 01 September 2010

IT WAS announced today (Wednesday) by the  Government that its grants to British Waterways will be drastically reduced.

Saturn for Maesbury

Published: Wednesday, 01 September 2010

THE last horse-drawn Shropshire Union Canal Fly-boat in the world, Saturn has arrived on the Montgomery Canal to be one of the main exhibits at the Maesbury Canal Festival.

Mon & Brec closed again

Published: Wednesday, 01 September 2010

ANOTHER breach has once again closed the Mon & Brec Canal, with the waterway planked-off.

Boaters missed the canal

Published: Wednesday, 01 September 2010

A CREW of seven boaters ended up well and truly stuck  in their narrowboat on the Trent as they missed the entrance to the Trent & Mersey Canal at Derwent Mouth.

Raising the money

Published: Monday, 30 August 2010

THOUGH more than £20,000 is needed to carry out essential repairs to ensure the future of the historic ex-working narrowboat Sculptor, £12,000 has been raised.

IWA cash for restoration

Published: Monday, 30 August 2010
THE Inland Waterways Association has given cash to help the restoration of the Wey & Arun Canal.