Funding for canalside development

Published: Thursday, 31 December 2009

FUNDING of £6 millions has been secured for Stoke's City Waterside development by the Trent & Mersey Canal in the city.

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Waterside pubs

Published: Thursday, 31 December 2009

AS ONE of the founders of the waterways based Mikron Theatre Company, author Mike Lucas was ideally placed to write a book on waterside pubs.

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Anglers don't want canal restored

Published: Thursday, 31 December 2009

PLANS to restore Ireland's Lagan Canal to navigation could be stopped by wildlife people and anglers as they say it would threaten key wildlife species that now thrive in the waterway.

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Fund winner choses K&A

Published: Thursday, 31 December 2009

TERRY KEMP, long standing worker on the Kennet & Avon Canal, has won £2,500 from a volunteering programme, and is using it to further the waterway.

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Boater dies under ice

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2009

A BOATER lost his life when he fell from his narrowboat on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and was lost under the ice.

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Battle for Manns Bridge

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2009

THERE is a fight raging to get the Minister of Transport to stop the building of the new road at Mann's Bridge on  its present route over the Grantham, that does not allow access for navigation.

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200th birthday celebrations

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2009

A MASSIVE street party is being organised next year to celebrate the 200th birthday of the Kennet & Avon Canal.

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Trust's 1,000th member

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2009

IT WAS sponsor Geoff Lennox who becomes the Chesterfield Canal Trusts' 1,000th member, donated £5,000 on behalf of Smart Teachers to sponsor the Trust's new Learning Boat Project.

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Clearing Severn rubbish

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2009

THE rubbish that piled up around the arches of the Severn Bridge at Worcester is being cleared to allow better passage.

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Boost for Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway

Published: Tuesday, 22 December 2009

THE eventual building of the Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway has received a boost by the formation of a consortium to bring it into reality.

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