Enthusiasts block waterside development

Published: Friday, 03 July 2009

WATERWAY enthusiasts and boaters have scuppered a controversial plan to build a huge six storey apartment block by the waterside at Stourbridge.

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Money for visitor attractions

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2009
THERE are proposals to get money to provide more visitor attraction on the Soar and Grand Union Canal through Leicestershire.

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Boaters win the day

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2009

THE problems with the proposed fence along the Rochdale Canal in Manchester, which would prevent easy boaters' access to locks, are being dealt with.

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One last obstacle to restoration

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2009

THERE is just one last obstacle to the restoration of the Driffield Navigation—the Skerne  Road Bridge, and fund raising has started to enable it to be replaced.

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Boat lift design wanted

Published: Wednesday, 01 July 2009

A COMPETITION is being launched by the Grand Western Canal Trust for a design of a lift bridge to replace the former seven lifts on the canal.

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Pontcysyllte gets World Heritage Site status

Published: Monday, 29 June 2009

BRITISH Waterway leaders, council chiefs and local communities are today celebrating the news that Pontcysyllte Aqueduct has been given World Heritage Site status.

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No marina for Wigan

Published: Sunday, 28 June 2009
THE plans for a marina as part of a £170 millions development by the side of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal have been called off, it has just been announced.

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See the work on the Droitwich Canals

Published: Sunday, 28 June 2009
WALKS have been organised during July for people to see the restoration work on the Droitwich Canals Restoration Project.

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Boats on the Grantham again

Published: Saturday, 27 June 2009

WORKS have recently been completed to restore a historic wharf on the Grantham Canal which could open the way for a trip boat to operate—the first since it was closed.

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Vicious towpath attack

Published: Friday, 26 June 2009
EVERY few days now comes news of towpath attacks, with another, this time on the Bridgewater Canal, again by a gang of yobs.

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