Challenger director faces criminal charges

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

CHALLENGER'S Ed Rimmer appeared in court yesterday (Tuesday 28th September) to face 35 fraud-related charges, writes Allan Richards.

Boaters biggest contributors

Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

IN DIRECT contradiction to what British Waterways claim, it has been revealed that boaters are the biggest contributors to the waterways.

Gutless kayaker making good progress

Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

THE gutless kayaker was reported as being at Buckby Top Lock at midday last Friday, some 14 days into his journey.

How stupid can they get?

Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

DURING the cold spell earlier this year a motorist purposely drove his car on the ice covered Union Canal until it broke the ice and sank.

Blue-green algæ at Hatton

Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

THE dangerous blue-green algæ is at present prominent at Hatton on the Grand Union Canal, and it should be avoided at all costs.

Dog attack on towpath

Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

A 76 YEARS old woman suffered deep distress after her pet Cairn terrier Daisy had her stomach ripped open by a mastiff on the Kennet & Avon towpath at Wooton Rivers.

A little late...

Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

The work of the  volunteers who cleared out a Black Country canal in 1970 was celebrated over the weekend—40 years later!

Celebration for Stenson bridge

Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

A LOCAL group is to celebrate the opening of the bridge at Stenson over the Trent & Mersey Canal that was repaired in February.

The Quango bonfire

Published: Saturday, 25 September 2010

THE leaking of a Cabinet Office document to the Daily Telegraph includes British Waterways as a quango to be abolished, writes Allan Richards.

British Waterways to be abolished

Published: Friday, 24 September 2010

A LEAKED  Cabinet Office document published by the Daily Telegraph has revealed that British Waterways is indeed on the list of  public bodies, known as quangos, that will be abolished by the new government.