Jail for towpath attackers

Published: Monday, 07 December 2009

TWO teenagers have been jailed for attempting to kill a 15 years old pregnant girl on the Regent's Canal towpath and drown her.

Who pays?

Published: Friday, 04 December 2009

FOR the past three months there has been a trailer dumped in the Caldon Canal at Milton.

Another statue

Published: Friday, 04 December 2009

INSTEAD of the statue of cricketer Freddie Trueman being placed outside Skipton Town Hall, there are plans to erect it at the canal basin instead.

Waded canal to escape police

Published: Friday, 04 December 2009

AFTER a burglary at an engineering firm in Huddersfield, a man waded across the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to escape police.

Better bridge for Birstall

Published: Thursday, 03 December 2009

A second new bridge over the Grand Union Canal above Leicester has just been opened, making Watermead Country Park more accessible.

Heritage milepost found

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2009

IT WAS some four to five years ago that work on Shebdon Embankment meant the heritage milepost situated opposite the Shebdon winding hole had to be removed to Norbury yard for safekeeping.

Help for the Cotswold Canals

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2009

A BRITISH lubricants company is ensuring that the first phase of the Cotswold Canals restoration runs smoothly.

Pollution depleted Soar fish

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2009

THE Environment Agency blame pollution for the diminishing stocks of fish in the Soar.

BW director pay rise shock

Published: Monday, 30 November 2009

THE ANNOUNCEMENT of a pay rise for British Waterways directors will come as something as a shock to the public and  employees alike, writes Allan Richards.

Brierfield Mill will not be a school

Published: Monday, 30 November 2009

THE plans to turn Brierfield Mill at Burnley on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal into a school solely for Islamic girls is unlikely to go ahead.