Flood defences to go private?

Published: Wednesday, 28 July 2010

WITH the waterways minister again stating BW and the EA waterways be included together in a 'third sector', there is a worry about flood defences which could affect navigation.

Volunteer wanted for Llangollen Canal wildlife

Published: Wednesday, 28 July 2010

BRITISH Waterways is on the lookout for a committed individual to help keep the varied fauna and flora along the Llangollen Canal in good order.

Taking over the towpaths

Published: Wednesday, 28 July 2010

I am having a real problem this summer and it is all down to lycra louts on the towpaths, writes Amy Dickerson.

Man assaulted on towpath

Published: Monday, 26 July 2010
A MAN has been sexually assaulted on the Lancaster canal towpath in the city.

Gas explosion puts boaters in hospital

Published: Monday, 26 July 2010

HARD on the heels of boaters being burned by a gas cylinder fire on the Thames, two more boaters have been burned, and are in hospital after another explosion caused by a portable gas cylinder

More photographs

Published: Monday, 26 July 2010

It was only last week that we stated there were nearly 100 photographs in our new State of the waterways category in our Gallery—now there are 109!

Taming the cyclists

Published: Sunday, 25 July 2010

THE Buckingham Canal Society at its Lock Ransom Weekend at Cosgrove Lock on the Grand Union Canal had their own method of slowing down the cyclists.

Inland Waterways Advisory Council to be abolished

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

IT'S STARTED—the new Government's assault on the money-wasting quangos, with the Inland Waterways Advisory Council the first waterways related one to go.

Towpath sex assault man named

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

THE man who has connection with the sex attack on a young woman on the towpath of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has been named.

Boater alerts emergency services to fire

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

A BOATER, on his narrowboat moored by the side of the Oxford Canal alerted the emergency services to a fire at the nearby nature reserve.