Houses before marinas

Published: Monday, 19 July 2010

A PARISH Council has objected to plans to build a marina unless the plans to build houses around it are passed first.

Speeding cyclist hits NbW columnist

Published: Monday, 19 July 2010

WITH all those speeding cyclists making the towpaths so dangerous, it just had to happen—one of our columnist getting hit by one.

Kennet & Avon could be upgraded

Published: Monday, 19 July 2010
THERE is the possibility that the Kennet & Avon Canal will be officially upgraded as a 'cruiseway' from its present status as a 'remainder' waterway.

Little hope for the Monty

Published: Monday, 19 July 2010

DAVE HANCOCK seems to be rather pessimistic about the restoration of the Monty. Unfortunately so are we, writes Ruth Cragg.

Won't be restored in a hurry

Published: Monday, 19 July 2010

Concerning the anglers halting the restoration of Lock 3 on the Lagan Canal, David Davis writes that sadly he can't see the full Lagan Navigation being restored in a hurry—as in the 1950s they used its route to build about 10 miles of the M1 motorway!

Two more pictures wanted

Published: Friday, 16 July 2010

THOUGH the Gallery category State of the waterways has only been running for  a few weeks, it has attracted 98 photographs from boaters concerned about the deteriorating state of the waterways. (Wrote too soon—now 102 105!)

Derwent Mouth Lock being repaired

Published: Friday, 16 July 2010

FOR MANY months narrowboatworld has been campaigning about the ever deteriorating state of a top gate of Derwent Mouth Lock where the Trent & Mersey Canal leaves the Trent.

Search for descendants

Published: Friday, 16 July 2010

THE SEARCH is on for the descendants of the eight signatories of the petition for a waterway connecting the Grand Union Canal with the River Great Ouse.

Automatic lock—going down

Published: Friday, 16 July 2010

KENTISH TOWN Road Lock at Camden on the Regents Canal is automatic—when going down.  But a pain when going up.

WRG help Chesterfield restoration

Published: Thursday, 15 July 2010

MEMBERS of the Waterway Recovery Group are busy building a wall by the Chesterfield Canal in Staveley this week.