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.

Another narrowboat fire

Published: Friday, 27 November 2009

There has been another narrowboat fire, this time on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Hilperton.

Six years to get a water point

Published: Friday, 27 November 2009

WHEN the buildings at Calverly on the Shropshire Union Canal were converted into a maintenance depot and a service block, the water point was removed.

Lock cottage to be sold

Published: Friday, 27 November 2009

A LOCK cottage will be the latest BW property to be sold off, when it comes up for auction early next month.

Boaters had to be rescued when engine failed

Published: Friday, 27 November 2009
TWO boaters had to be rescued from the Thames after their boat's engine broke down and they drifted into trees.

Wind power for BW

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

AN INVESTIGATION is underway to ascertain if wind turbines could be installed at the Sharpness Docks on the Severn.

Canal bridge to be repaired

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

THE Grade II listed Priest Holme Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is to be repaired at last.

Lack of dredging stopping freight

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

A NEWARK councillor believes that lack of dredging is preventing use of transporting freight on the Trent.

Maintenance black hole

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

BW is very fond of telling us that it spends about £95 million a year on maintenance but really needs to spend £30m more which it can not afford, writes Allan Richards.

First big step for Stroudwater

Published: Wednesday, 25 November 2009

THE £17.5 millions restoration of the Stroud canals have received a boost by the passing of plans to replace a bridge to allow navigation.