Boats on the Wilts & Berks Canal

Published: Thursday, 28 April 2011

THE slow but sure method by the members of the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust, is paying off at last with boats on a section of the waterway during May.

Free May Mooring

Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2011

DON'T get too exited, British Waterways are not making moorings free for May, but hosting a special free ‘May Mooring' event at Granary Wharf on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Lock fund going well

Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2011

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust's appeal for funds to build a new lock at Staveley has topped £10,000, and with outstanding Gift Aid, it is nearly £12,000.

James has made it!

Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2011

James Clifton has finished his epic cycle ride from Land's End to John O'Groats raising £2,145, including gift aid, for the Pepper Foundation.

Email: Beyond belief!

Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Beyond belief! Almost exactly a year ago we went through that self same lock [on Wigan Flight, pictured] with water pouring through the top of the top gates.

Lee mooring proposals discussed

Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2011

IN ITS attempt to sort out the moorings on the Lee Navigation British Waterways have met with local groups.

MP lends a hand

Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2011

MIDDLEWICH Local MP, Fiona Bruce, recently joined members of the Inland Waterways Association at its lockwind at Wardle Lock on the  Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal.

British Waterways Pub Partnership goes bust

Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2011

BRITISH Waterways' beleaguered pub partnership is now in administration, with Lloyds Banking Group appointing Price Waterhouse Coopers as administrators to the Waterside Pub Partnership.

Not only BW buying marinas

Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2011

BRITISH Waterways is not the only company buying up marinas, as the company Lakeland Leisure is also snapping them up.

Hazards of the Thames

Published: Friday, 22 April 2011

MANY boaters know of the hazards of coming out of Limehouse on the tidal Thames—especially with the water buses and ships creating their wakes.