Sculpture for K&A

Published: Thursday, 04 November 2010

A NEW sculpture to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Kennet and Avon Canal was unveiled last weekend.

Wendover workers wanted

Published: Thursday, 04 November 2010

THE Wendover Arm Trust is after volunteers for two working parties in November and December.

MP visits restoration sites

Published: Wednesday, 03 November 2010

BUCKINGHAM MP, John Bercow, paid a visit recently to see how the work was progressing on the restoration of the  Buckingham Canal.

The right Vee belt

Published: Wednesday, 03 November 2010

THE choice of Vee belt for boat engines determines how long they will last.

Opening-up the waterways

Published: Wednesday, 03 November 2010

BRITISH Waterways, working in partnership with All Saints and Blackenhall Community Development's 'New Deal For Communities' project, have  transformed an area of Wolverhampton's Old Main Line Canal.

Marina for the Caldon

Published: Wednesday, 03 November 2010

THERE are plans for a development at the Leek terminus of the Caldon Canal, which will include a new Marina.

Is the 60/40 split legal?

Published: Monday, 01 November 2010

As a continuous cruiser it has become more and more apparent that certain establishments around the system are insisting on only providing fuel for boaters at a rate of 60/40 % ratio only, with a 'take it or leave it' attitude,  writes Wayne Abbott.

Much doom and gloom

Published: Monday, 01 November 2010

THERE seems to be much doom and gloom around at the moment, which given the circumstances and the uncertainty over the system's future is understandable, writes Ralph Freeman.

Lantern parade

Published: Monday, 01 November 2010

DEVIZES annual Christmas lantern parade is being diverted to take in the Kennet & Avon Canal this year, to celebrate its birthday.

Hopes it encourages boaters

Published: Monday, 01 November 2010

THE news that money has been found to dredge the neglected parts of the Birmingham Canal Navigations has been received with pleasure by members of CanalScape BCN.