Jail for boat arsonist

Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2011

A WOMAN who burnt-out a narrowboat by pouring petrol all over it then setting it alight, has been jailed for nine years with an additional extended sentence of five years.

Email: Victor is wrong

Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2011

Over the holiday I accepted an invitation by a resident at Sawley Marina to take a cruise for a couple of days up the Trent & Mersey Canal, as my own boat being at Bedford, I don't get chance of using the canals, and though it was rather windy, my wife and I still had an enjoyable time, that was increased by an excellent meal at Ragley Boat Stop.

Promoting the proposed link

Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2011

THE Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust is to promote a walking and cycling event around Wootton, to further the promotion of the proposed link.

BW slammed over 'precedent' statement

Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2011

A SENIOR barrister has confirmed that the statement by British Waterways concerning the Kennet & Avon Canal mooring case is wrong both factually and in law as county court judgements do not create a precedent.

Protest against canal

Published: Monday, 02 May 2011

THE proposal to build a canal into Daventry has met with further objections from the ratepayers of the town.

Email: Oxford Canal closure

Published: Monday, 02 May 2011

I suspect Chris Powis is correct. 10 days is the maximum time the job could take if everything went wrong.

Email: 'Cavalcade' blunder

Published: Monday, 02 May 2011

We visited the Little Venice Cavalcade on the Sunday. It was a lovely day and there was a really good turn-out of visitors.

Comment—High quality thinking

Published: Sunday, 01 May 2011

DURING the same week the ill conceived British Waterways pub partnership went into administration, one of its directors remarked 'we collectively need to do some high quality thinking'.

Every little helps

Published: Thursday, 28 April 2011

EVEN though the actual trustees or the proposed charity is not in place, it has been decided that the current name of British Waterways will not suffice.

River bank repairs

Published: Thursday, 28 April 2011

The river bank of the Ouse in York is to be repaired between Clifton Bridge and Scarborough bridge.