Opening up 11 miles corridor

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2010

AS PART of achieving World Heritage Status for  Pontcysyllte Aqueduct,  an 11 miles corridor is being opened up as nature walks.

Offenders volunteer for clean-up

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2010

A GROUP of offenders have volunteered to clean up two local stretches of towpath in a joint venture with British Waterways.

More linear mooring

Published: Wednesday, 05 May 2010

Notwithstanding the policy of supposedly reducing linear moorings in favour of offline moorings, more are being added.

Cruises on the Grantham

Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

A NEW boat, The Three Shires, arrived at the Grantham Canal on the 28th April, and  was gently lowered into the water.

Narrowboat financed by dead patients

Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

A NHS employee forged documents and a will to steal from dead patients, buying a narrowboat with the proceeds.

Died trying to swim Trent

Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

THE body of 19 years old Daniel Hulland, has been retrieved from the Trent in Nottingham after he failed to swim across the river.

Park and float

Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

AFTER the success of its Park and Float scheme last year, Doncaster Council this weekend started it again with the boat Wyre Lady.

Promise of visitor moorings

Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

THE developers of the new marina that is at present being constructed in Becket's Park on the Nene at Northampton promise that visitor moorings will be available.

Art for the Kennet & Avon

Published: Monday, 03 May 2010

TO CELEBRATE the 200th anniversary of the Kennet & Avon Canal, public art work is planned for the towpath of the canal.

Boater arrested on suspicion of boat murder

Published: Saturday, 01 May 2010

A BOATER has been arrested on suspicion of murder of a fellow boater after a fight on a narrowboat by Bridge 212 near Dutton on the Trent & Mersey Canal.