Questions on maintenance spending in Parliament

Published: Friday, 02 July 2010

THE ongoing emails from boaters to their MP's on British Waterways' lack  of expenditure on maintenance is causing questions to be raised in the House of Commons, Alan Tilbury tells us.

Using the Ship Canal

Published: Friday, 02 July 2010

AROUND 30 narrowboats took to the Manchester Ship Canal on their return from the IWA Tom Rolt's Centenary Rally at Chester.

Major operation to save duckling

Published: Thursday, 01 July 2010

A DUCKLING caused a great deal of effort by many people after it had come foul of the debris in the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.

Still over a week before Caen Hill opens

Published: Wednesday, 30 June 2010

CAEN Hill Flight that was closed over a week ago will not be re-opened until Friday 9th July.

Another plan for Marsworth

Published: Wednesday, 30 June 2010
AFTER the complains concerning British Waterways' plan for Marsworth Yard, a revised plan has been submitted, including boater facilities.

Past life on the waterways exhibition

Published: Monday, 28 June 2010

A PHOTOGRAPHY exhibition that reveals life on the canals in the 1940s and 50s is at present on show in Coventry.

Work on the Monty

Published: Monday, 28 June 2010

A TEAM of seven members of the Shropshire Union Canal Society met for an extra day onto their normal working party schedule last week.

Towpath for school route

Published: Monday, 28 June 2010

AN AREA of the towpath around Sandwell along the Rushall Canal has been upgraded to allow children to cycle to school from the Yew Tree Estate.

Boat closes Caen Hill Flight

Published: Saturday, 26 June 2010

CAEN HILL Flight on the Kennet & Avon Canal will be closed for the next 11 days, caused by a boat damaging lock gates.

Drunk man saved

Published: Friday, 25 June 2010
A DRUNK man who had stumbled into the Worcester & Birmingham Canal at Selly Oak was saved by a paramedic.