Marie Celeste of the Dudley Canal

Published: Monday, 15 March 2010

FOLLOWING the report in narrowboatworld of businesses leaving the Waterfront complex on the  Dudley Canal, two more bars have now closed.

Getting rid of the grafitti

Published: Saturday, 13 March 2010

AN EIGHT weeks project is being undertaken in partnership between British Waterways and Wolverhampton City Council to remove graffiti from the canal bridges in the town's network.

Price increase for BSS certificate

Published: Saturday, 13 March 2010

HAVING held the price of its Certificate for three years, the Boat Safety Scheme has announce it is to increase the price to BSS Examiners.

More mooring at Tesco

Published: Friday, 12 March 2010

READING Borough Council is proposing to retain the leisure mooring by Tesco on the Thames, and extending it by 100 metres if the demand for use increases.

Heritage plans knocked back

Published: Friday, 12 March 2010

THE Plans to make Bingley Five Rise and Three Rise locks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal into a major heritage attraction have been hit by reduced funding.

Want waterway fenced

Published: Friday, 12 March 2010

THE mother of student of Gavin Terry, who was the worse for drink and subsequently fell into the Aire & Calder Navigation, wants it fenced off.

Way clear to Middle Levels

Published: Friday, 12 March 2010

CAMBRIDGE County Council has obviously taken notice of the Middle Level Commissioners' threat to take action if it did not complete repairs to the footbridge over the Old River Nene in March.

Bug approved

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2010

THE Government has this week approved the release of an imported bug which, it is believed, will attack Japanese knotweed.

Oh dear!

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2010

THERE were red faces at Strathclyde Police as one it its patrol cars ended up in the Forth & Clyde Canal.

Shillingford repairs

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2010

MAJOR repairs are to start on Shillingford Bridge over the Thames, which could cause some delay to navigation.