Canal leaks thousands of gallons

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

A LEAKING canal is causing thousands of gallons of water to pour from a hole in a main road in Blackburn.

Passing places on upgraded towpath

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

WORK has now stared on upgrading just under 800 yards of the Oxford Canal towpath into a cycleway—with passing places.

Pontoons in place at new marina

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

PONTOONS have been floated into place at the new Becket's Park Marina in Northampton, as the work progresses.

Stealing fish

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

LUTON Angling Club is worried about its fish stocks in the Grand Union Canal as men have been seen taking them away for food.

Towpath walker attacked

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

A TOWPATH walker was attacked from behind as he walked by the side of the River Great Ouse in Ely, having to be treated in hospital.

Boat for disabled children

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

A NARROWBOAT specially constructed for disabled children has been launched on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal by Bootle MP Joe Benton.

British Waterways and towpaths

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways realises the problem with errant cyclists on the upgraded towpaths, and tells us it would welcome constructive suggestions.

Montgomery restoration

Published: Friday, 06 August 2010

ACCORDING to the speakers at the Montgomery Canal Forum at Oswestry, nature was all important in the restoration of the waterway.

Chesterfield Canal pollution

Published: Friday, 06 August 2010

THE summit pound of the Chesterfield Canal at Kiverton is at present closed owing to third party pollution.

Workboats go under the hammer

Published: Friday, 06 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways is scrapping 40 of its workboats and ancillary equipment that is being auctioned off next month.