What a waste

Published: Monday, 25 October 2010

Our Brian Holmes points out an extract from Waterscape stoppage notices on 22nd October:

Ring to be completed

Published: Monday, 25 October 2010

THE Droitwich Ring that was featured in narrowboatworld will soon be complete, as works starts on the final section.

Bonus backtracking

Published: Saturday, 23 October 2010

FOLLOWING the revelation in narrowboatworld some three weeks ago that BW had withheld details of bonus payments made to executive directors in its 2009/10 annual report, comes news that its chief executive, Robin Evans, will not be paid his award, writes Allan Richards.

Celebrating Stoke canal network

Published: Friday, 22 October 2010

STOKE-ON-TRENT City Council and waterway groups have come together in the formation of a joint plan to ensure canals are an important part of regeneration work in the city, and to strengthen their appeal to residents and tourists.

Taking advantage

Published: Friday, 22 October 2010

ADVANTAGE was taken of the closure of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, with British Waterways undertaking four major works projects and many other smaller jobs.

Tackling Thames anti-social behaviour

Published: Friday, 22 October 2010

THE  Thames Valley Police and the Environment Agency have launched a new initiative to combat anti-social behaviour and  crime on the Thames between Taplow and Dorney.

Massive marina for Stainforth

Published: Friday, 22 October 2010

THOUGH Natural England objected to a massive 500 berth marina at Stainforth, changes to the plans have resulted in it getting planning permission from Doncaster Council

Comment—The beginning of the end?

Published: Friday, 22 October 2010

PERHAPS us boaters today are fortunate, as from all accounts this is the heyday of the recreational waterways.

A dash for freedom

Published: Thursday, 21 October 2010

TWO cows took to their heels to escape captivity from a Seend farm, but ended up in the Kennet & Avon Canal.

'Canal village' to prompt development plans

Published: Thursday, 21 October 2010

HOUSE builders Cala want to create a £50 millions development around the Union Canal in  Edinburgh, and have included a 30 berth marina to push the plans forward.