Two more towpath attackers jailed

Published: Tuesday, 30 March 2010

FOLLOWING the arrest of the towpath attackers at Islington on the Regents Canal, two more towpath attackers have been jailed.

Cube developers go bust

Published: Monday, 29 March 2010

THE company, BuildAbility, developing the waterside Cube in Birmingham went into liquidation on Friday, after it was unable to pay sub contractors.

Bridge to create 1,600 jobs

Published: Monday, 29 March 2010

A NEW bridge over the Leeds & Liverpool Canal will create 1,600 new jobs for Burnley, it is claimed.

Pit bull savaged dog

Published: Monday, 29 March 2010

A BOATER'S dog was savagely attacked by a pit bull whilst moored by the towpath at Brighouse on the Aire & Calder last week.

Clearance on the Oxford Canal

Published: Friday, 26 March 2010

BRITISH contractors have cleared a 580 metres by four metres wide strip along the Oxford Canal at Fenny Compton.

Not quite the same

Published: Friday, 26 March 2010

A CHARITY bike ride to Venice—with a difference—has been completed by students to raise cash for the Canal Boat Project.

Robin Evans on crap

Published: Friday, 26 March 2010

BRITISH Waterways' Robin Evans has joined the campaign to stop people littering the waterways  with bags of dog crap.

Unemployed for maintenance

Published: Friday, 26 March 2010

IN AN attempt to help with the lack of maintenance of the waterways, British Waterways and Groundwork Black Country have joined to provide the unemployed to undertake some of the work.

New ale for Kennet & Avon

Published: Friday, 26 March 2010

TO CELEBRATE the 200th anniversary of the Kennet & Avon Canal a new ale has been brewed which will be delivered today (Friday.)

Local authorities funding waterways

Published: Thursday, 25 March 2010

Local authorities are accountable to their local ratepayers, whose interests seldom extend beyond the basics of keeping essential services running, writes Paul Burke.