Gunthorpe Lock closed

Published: Thursday, 08 July 2010

GUNTHORPE Lock on the Trent is closed owing to a failure with the electrics.

Team effort cleans up canal

Published: Thursday, 08 July 2010

THE waterways in Wolverhampton have benefited from a clean up thanks to the help of a team of volunteers.

Lock fund benefits by £11,000

Published: Thursday, 08 July 2010

THE Wey & Arun Canal Trust's Southland Lock rebuilding fund will benefit by around £11,000 following the 2010 ‘Poddle' sponsored walk in June.

Gravel run doing well

Published: Thursday, 08 July 2010

THE latest news on the working boats transporting over 100 tons of gravel is that the fleet passed through Apsley on Wednesday afternoon and  spent the night at  Berkhamsted.

Free engine maintenance courses

Published: Thursday, 08 July 2010

THE well known engineer, Tony Brooks, will be running free maintenance  courses at the IWA National Festival on the Thames.

Caldon breach repaired

Published: Wednesday, 07 July 2010

THE breach that occurred on the Caldon Canal last November near the Leek terminus, has been repaired.

Wildlife habitat for Droitwich Barge Canal

Published: Wednesday, 07 July 2010

A REEDBED measuring 13.5 acres has been established on the Droitwich Barge Canal as a nature reserve.

Now the EA gets tough on anglers

Published: Wednesday, 07 July 2010

THE Environment Agency has taken licence evasion to a new level, now using a patrol boat to catch unlicensed anglers.

Concerns on Aldermaston Wharf development

Published: Wednesday, 07 July 2010

THERE are concerns about the plans by British Waterways and specialist developer Bloc to build houses at Aldermaston Wharf on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Moorings on the Barge Canal

Published: Wednesday, 07 July 2010

Moorings are being installed along the soon to be re-opened Barge Canal at Vines Park.