£500 for Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

THE Waterway Recovery Group has presented the Chesterfield Canal Trust with a cheque for £500 towards the Trust's Staveley Town Lock Fund.

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Towpath drug dealer jailed

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

A DRUG dealer who operated on the towpath of the Huddersfield Canal has been jailed for six years.

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A vision for 2026 for the canal

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

NOTWITHSTANDING the recession, the plan to restore the Wilts and Berks Canal through Swindon is still alive, though now in the town's 2026 vision.

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Canal trust wants cycleway

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2009

THE Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust wants to raise between £700,000 and £1m, for the Derby Canal, not for restoration, but to build a cycleway.

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Fishing traps a danger to boaters

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2009

ILLEGAL fishing traps have been discovered in the Avon at Evesham, believed to have been set by immigrants catching the fish as food.

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British Waterways into wind turbines

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2009

BRITISH Waterways has joined forces with Partnerships for Renewables with the intention of installing wind turbines at its reservoirs.

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Vandals smash Leicester lock

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009
VANDALS have smashed the paddle mechanism of a Leicester Lock, draining the pound and grounding boats.

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Carry on Cruising

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009

'Carry on Cruising' is the advice from British Waterways, stating that the Four Counties Ring is still largely open for business, with just a short section around Shebdon Embankment closed for repair.

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Children responsible for drained pound

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009
IT HAS been discovered that children with anti-vandal keys are responsible for the continued draining of the pounds at Stourbridge Locks.

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Plans for Northwich Swing Bridge

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009

THE plans for the proposed new Riversdale Swing Bridge over the Weaver in Northwich have now been published.

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