Saving canalside pottery

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2010

MANY boaters cruising through Stoke on the Trent & Mersey Canal will have noticed  Middleport Pottery, by the side of the waterway, which is now in danger of closure.

Another lock restoration

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2010

The Wey & Arun Canal Trust's restoration scheme will take another significant step forward when Devil's Hole Lock is reopened in April.

Another Chasewater 'victim'

Published: Tuesday, 16 February 2010

THERE is every chance that yet another canal event will have to be cancelled due to the repairs to Chasewater Reservoir.

Jail for 'canal' killing

Published: Tuesday, 16 February 2010

A MAN who chopped-up his victim and slung the body parts into various waterways has been jailed for life.

Chasewater repair stops festivals

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

TWO BCN festivals have been cancelled owing to the repairs on Chasewater Reservoir and the subsequent lack of water.

'Muslim school' rumbles on

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

THE possibility of an all-girls Muslim school at a disused mill at Pendle has been thwarted by the Charity Commission.

Boat destroyed by fire

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

YET another boat has been destroyed by fire, this time on the Nene at Peterborough.

Prevented fire

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

THE prompt action of the Devizes Fire Service prevented a narrowboat being burnt-out on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Barrier at last

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

A safety barrier costing £260,000 is to be installed at Skipton by the side of the waterway to prevent more deaths.

Slow down

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

British Waterways is asking speeding motorists to slow down when crossing the 200 years old hump-back bridges over its canals, as the cost of repairing damage it relates is costing over £2 millions a year.