Shroppie breach

Published: Sunday, 16 August 2009

THIS is the scene at the breach on the Shropshire Union Canal, with the hole plugged and the leaking stopped.

Read more ...

£10,000 for Droitwich Canal

Published: Saturday, 15 August 2009
GREEN PRINTS charity has given £10,000 towards the restoration of the Droitwich Junction Canal, but not for the waterway itself.

Read more ...

Woman fights off towpath attacker

Published: Saturday, 15 August 2009

A YOUNG woman fought off an attacker as she was walking the towpath of the St. Helen's Canal, after he tried to snatch her handbag.

Read more ...

Local council gives cash for marina

Published: Friday, 14 August 2009
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE County Council has allocated the Beckets Park Partnership £204,845, which completes the funding needed for the £2m marina.

Read more ...

Here we go again

Published: Friday, 14 August 2009

The depressing sight of Tyrley Top Lock on the Shropshire Union Canal closed up to traffic this morning (Friday) because of the problems at Shebdon Embankment. Since the water to feed all of the locks from here to Nantwich has to come past Shebdon, BW have actually remembered to close the locks to stop the pound between here and Knighton being drained, Richard Hall tells us, and with his picture.  The problem is quite serious, and contractors are having to be called in to repair the canal bed.

Don't moor in Middlewich

Published: Friday, 14 August 2009

BOATERS are being advised not to moor in Middlewich as louts are terrorising moorers and damaging boats.

Read more ...

Bats could stop bridge demolition

Published: Friday, 14 August 2009

WITH bats having been seen flying around Bowstring Bridge over the Soar in Leicester, planned demolition has been halted.

Read more ...

Marina residents could be evicted

Published: Thursday, 13 August 2009

RESIDENT boaters at a marina could be evicted as it does not have the necessary planning permission for people to live permanently on boats.

Read more ...

Girl pushed into canal

Published: Thursday, 13 August 2009
A TEENAGE girl was pushed into the Slough Arm of the Grand Union Canal as she walked along the towpath in the town by the basin.

Read more ...

More Wigan paving stolen

Published: Wednesday, 12 August 2009

ONCE again thieves have stolen paving from besides the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Wigan.

Read more ...