Boats in danger on the Ouse

Published: Monday, 03 August 2009

BOATS have been refused admission to the council owned basin on the Ouse in York, leaving them in danger when the river floods.

The new waterway units

Published: Monday, 03 August 2009
The names of the 11 new waterway units in England and Wales which will become operational from October have been announced.

Forensic experts examine lock death boat

Published: Saturday, 01 August 2009

FORENSIC experts have made a thorough examination of the narrowboat involved in the death of the woman in an Oxford Canal lock.

Government cuts BW grant by 16.7%

Published: Friday, 31 July 2009

THE Government has served British Waterways with a massive cut of the available grant in aid of nearly £10 millions for next year, which can only further exacerbate the worsening state of the waterways.

Hire boater dies in Oxford Canal lock

Published: Friday, 31 July 2009
A WOMAN hire boater died yesterday (Thursday 30th July) after she fell from her boat into a lock on the Oxford Canal.

Police raid narrowboat

Published: Friday, 31 July 2009
Police raided a narrowboat at Brentford yesterday (30th July) and found £5,000 worth of stolen property.

More fencing for Manchester?

Published: Friday, 31 July 2009

With another man drowning in the Rochdale Canal at Dulcie Street in Manchester, is there going to be a call for even more fencing being erected?

Inexperienced crew sink day hire boat

Published: Thursday, 30 July 2009

An all male inexperienced crew of 10 in a day hire boat managed to sink it in Stanstead Lock on the Lee.

Lack of water problems

Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2009

THOUGH at the moment the country is covered by clouds and rain, there is annual warning about water shortages on the canals.

Llangollen breach averted

Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2009

A BREACH was discovered at Grindley Brook on the Llangollen Canal on Monday, (27th July) but prompt action by British Waterways staff prevented a major stoppage.