Creating habitats for birds

Published: Thursday, 17 June 2010

BRITISH Waterways has welcomed a share of a £10,000 grant from the Waterway Trust's Small Grants Scheme to support a number of important wildlife habitat improvements.

More bodies retrieved

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2010

THE body of a man, believed to be that  of a missing horse racing commentator has been found in the Aire in Leeds.

BW online moorings in freefall

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2010

EMPTY berths in marinas are now a fact of life, writes Allan Richards, and has now extended to British Waterways online moorings.

Lack of understanding

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2010

WELCOMING British Waterways 1% licence fee increase, the result of consultation with the National Association of Boat Owners, it's Chairman, David Fletcher, still despairs of the lack of understanding by BW.

The residents of Deptmore Lock cottage

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2010

IN ANSWER to the enquiry from our correspondent Carmen Smith (Kara Sea),  about the residents of Deptmore Lock cottage, Evelyn Booth (Rome) writes:

Towpath knife attack on jogger

Published: Monday, 14 June 2010

A MAN jogging on the Grand Union Canal towpath at Berkhamsted was stopped by a thief and robbed at knife point.

Made it to the tunnel

Published: Monday, 14 June 2010

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust's Learning Boat, Python, made it right to the entrance of the disused Norwood Tunnel last Friday (13th June).

No good for boaters

Published: Monday, 14 June 2010

BRITISH Waterways spent thousands on re building the moorings here at Marple, with contractors working away for ages, and now the moorings look great, writes Graham Lambden.

Environmentally friendly narrowboat

Published: Friday, 11 June 2010

THE Birmingham University state of the art environmentally friendly narrowboat will be at the Tattenhall Marina open day this week-end.

Narrowboat holed cruiser and left

Published: Friday, 11 June 2010

A NARROWBOAT struck and holed a cruiser  on the Kennet & Avon Canal at All Cannings, then left the scene leaving it sinking.