Boater causes Henley chaos

Published: Monday, 13 September 2010

A BOATER hit Henley Bridge on the Thames with his large cruiser  Crazy Love causing complete chaos in the town on a Saturday afternoon.

BW selling off its pubs

Published: Monday, 13 September 2010

BRITISH Waterways has called time on its joint venture with pub chain giant Scottish & Newcastle with news that up to twenty pubs will be sold off, writes Allan Richards.

More money wasted

Published: Monday, 13 September 2010

MORE money has been wasted on the  £200,000 British Waterways' Regent's Ramp designed for separating speeding cyclists from pedestrians.

The Braunston boggart

Published: Sunday, 12 September 2010

EVERY tunnel on our inland waterways is haunted and has its ghost or boggart, writes Allan Richards.

It's started—volunteers to take the jobs

Published: Friday, 10 September 2010

BRITISH Waterways are advertising for a person to take charge of the redundancies to its staff.

Farmers complaining of canal leaks

Published: Friday, 10 September 2010

FARMERS are suffering from leaks in a canal and complaining that British Waterways are doing nothing—it's the Leeds & Liverpool of course.

Liveaboard public enquiry starts

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2010

THE public inquiry concerning the legality of liveaboards on the Driffield Canal has started.

Pontcysyllte death

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2010

A TEENAGER has jumped from the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on the Llangollen Canal and plunged to her death.

Thugs drain canal after being refused cash

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2010

CRUISING on the waterways reached a new low last week as a gang of yobs demanded cash from two boaters, and then drained the canal to stop them moving when it was refused!

One in five berths empty at BWML

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2010

FIGURES published in British Waterway Marinas Limited (BWML) annual report indicate that mooring occupancy has fallen, over the last two years, from 90% to 81%. In other words one BWML berth in five lies empty, double the number two years ago. writes Allan Richards.