Braunston—definitely a no-go area

Published: Friday, 13 August 2010

BOATER Graham Phillips just managed to get his boat into the last space at Braunston one day last week at 2pm, yet by 5pm he tells us it was completely deserted!

Maintenance on closed Leeds & Liverpool

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways have confirmed that it is taking the opportunity of the closed Leeds & Liverpool Canal to bring forward its scheduled winter work.

No cash for Bradley Arm

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

IT HAS been announced this week that there will be no cash to open up the Bradley Arm on the BCN.

Ashby extended

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

A FURTHER length of the Ashby Canal has been restored, and in now in water awaiting its official opening.

Cycle facilities

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

MOST of us realise that British Waterways is going flat-out to convert towpaths to cycle tracks, but of course those cyclists must be given somewhere to secure their bikes.

Speedboat engine exploded

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

THREE men sought the safety of the waters of the canal at the weekend when the engine of their speedboat exploded.

New horse-friendly bridge

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

WORK on a new horse-friendly bridge is starting this week at Dutton Locks across the Weaver, as part of the Sustrans network.

MP involved in L&L closure

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

THE MP for Skipton, Julian Smith, is concerned at the closure of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and its effect on businesses.

Braunston—a no-go area

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

REGARDED by many as the Heart of the Waterways, Braunston is well on the way to becoming a no-go area for boaters, due to the activities of criminals.

Canal leaks thousands of gallons

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

A LEAKING canal is causing thousands of gallons of water to pour from a hole in a main road in Blackburn.