A much needed overhaul

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

PART of British Waterways' winter maintenance includes work on the Caldon Canal, with Flint Mill Lock getting new gates.

Unsafe life jackets

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

BOATERS who purchased a Seago life jacket manufactured between 2005 and 2007 are being told to return them for checking as they could be unsafe.

Grants for the Thames

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

THE Waterways Trust is giving grants of up to £5,000 for projects along the non-tidal Thames, from Cricklade to Teddington.

A boaters' pub

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

THE Jolly Boatman at Thrupp on the Oxford Canal will soon be a proper boaters pub, when boater Andrew Cannon completes its canal theme.

A very cold start

Published: Monday, 08 February 2010

Despite very mixed weather over the weekend of 30th/31st January the Shropshire Union Canal Society had a good turnout of volunteers to  its first work party of the year, writes Paul Mills.

More pink poo

Published: Friday, 05 February 2010

RANGERS on the Grand Western Canal towpath are now spraying dog faeces with pink paint to try and combat the increasing problem of owners failing to clean up after their dogs.

No decision on marina

Published: Friday, 05 February 2010

PLANNING permission  for the controversial plans for the new marina at Soudley on the Shropshire Union Canal is still being withheld.

Still more towpath knife attacks

Published: Friday, 05 February 2010

THOUGH people have been warned to keep away from the Regent's Canal towpath after dark, the advice is being ignored, with dire consequences.

Otters back in the Soar

Published: Thursday, 04 February 2010

FOR the first time in around 30 years, an otter has been seen in the Soar near Leicester.

Audlem—the place to be stuck

Published: Thursday, 04 February 2010

MANY boaters have been frozen-in recently, but one pair believe the best place to be stuck is Audlem.