Factory workers clear towpath

Published: Wednesday, 21 July 2010

EMPLOYEES at Unite Modular Solutions in Stonehouse were so disgusted at the state of the towpath by the Stroudwater that they volunteered to clear it.

Towpath charity walkers beaten-up

Published: Wednesday, 21 July 2010

THREE fundraisers training for a 125 miles charity walk have been beaten-up on the towpath of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.

Will the opportunity be missed?

Published: Wednesday, 21 July 2010

THERE are questions that really need answers from British Waterways about the imminent closure of 60 miles of the Leeds and Liverpool canal but everyone knows there won't be any answers, writes Lesley Carter.

Couple burnt in boat explosion

Published: Tuesday, 20 July 2010

A BOAT on the Thames exploded yesterday (Monday) afternoon, resulting in an elderly couple being rushed to hospital with burns.

Graffiti with a difference

Published: Tuesday, 20 July 2010

BOATERS more used to the normal revolting scrawls of the so-called graffiti artists will be impressed by the apes, frogs and gladiator which have appeared recently.

Famous drying shed preserved

Published: Tuesday, 20 July 2010

THWAITE MILLS, an historic drying shed on the Aire & Calder has been restored by Leeds City Council.

Dredging down to less than half

Published: Monday, 19 July 2010

BOATERS are responding to our campaign of alerting their MP's to the continuing lack of maintenance to the waterways, this time the lack of dredging.

Okay for barn owns

Published: Monday, 19 July 2010

BARN OWLS are doing well on the Aire & Calder Navigation, with five broods now identified along the waterway.

Falling tree hits steerer

Published: Monday, 19 July 2010

A TREE blown down by high winds struck the steerer of a narrowboat near Linslade on the Grand Union Canal putting the woman in hospital.

Houses before marinas

Published: Monday, 19 July 2010

A PARISH Council has objected to plans to build a marina unless the plans to build houses around it are passed first.