Writing to them

Published: Monday, 21 June 2010

IT WAS marvellous to hear that Alan Tilbury's MP, unprompted, will ask a parliamentary question regarding the waterways minister's plans for BW (Piling on the pressure, 19th June 2010), writes Allan Richards.

No swan on the menu

Published: Monday, 21 June 2010

A CHEF admitted killing a swan on the River Great Ouse at   Bedford, just missing going to jail.

Will they slow down?

Published: Monday, 21 June 2010

SO BRITISH Waterways  is mounting a series of canal events to get bikers to slow down on towpaths. That should do it, or is it like holding firework events in Afghanistan and expecting the Taliban to attend and be converted to the peaceful use of explosives, writes Chip Smith.

Piling on the pressure

Published: Saturday, 19 June 2010

MANY boaters concerned about the true state of the way that British Waterways is failing in its duty of the upkeep of its waterways are writing to their MP's explaining its failure.

Can caused Weil's disease

Published: Friday, 18 June 2010

A BOATER drank from a can of Coke on a Sunday, and was dead on Wednesday, killed by Weils's disease.

Too many yobs

Published: Friday, 18 June 2010

THE authorities at last realise that yobbish behaviour on and by the Nene at Peterborough is spoiling it for many people.

Another Llangollen Marina

Published: Friday, 18 June 2010

THERE are plans for yet another marina on the Llangollen Canal near to Trevor Basin, and an extension to the waterway.

Artwork for K&A

Published: Friday, 18 June 2010

TO CELEBRATE the bicentenary of the Kennet & Avon Canal this year, artwork is being created for the Bath locks.

Work on the Cefn Flight

Published: Friday, 18 June 2010

TWO locks on the derelict Cefn Flight of the Mon & Brec are being restored as part of a 'joint restoration and educational project'.

Take it easy

Published: Thursday, 17 June 2010

THE ongoing problem between speeding cyclists and other towpath users on the Regents Canal is being highlighted next week by British Waterways.