Wey boat burglar caught

Published: Thursday, 03 June 2010

THE man who it is believed broke into boats moored on the Wey has been apprehended by the police, Kathryn Dodington tells us.

Stand-up paddling on the K&A

Published: Thursday, 03 June 2010

TO RAISE funds for charity, two stand-up paddlers are at the moment paddling their way from Bath on the Kennet & Avon Canal on their way to London.

Impressive repair to cracked gate

Published: Thursday, 03 June 2010

THE bottom gate of Sanford Lock on the Thames was so badly cracked that a boater was told it could have given way at any time.

Another closure on Leeds & Liverpool

Published: Thursday, 03 June 2010

LACK of water has closed another section of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal—between Appley Bridge and Poolstock.

EA could ruin river festival

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2010

THE Environment Agency decided to undertake work on the River Great Ouse in Bedford prior to the Bedford Festival, which could be ruined if the work is not completed.

A bit of a bodge

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2010

BRIDGE 100 on the Oxford Canal is at last being repaired, but our David Hymers was told by one of the workers that it was 'a bit of a bodge'.

Pushed car into canal hoax

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2010

MEN thought it a joke to push a car with its headlights on into a canal on the Middle Level, then call the emergency services stating that a car had left the road.

Pay back time

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2010

CAUGHT on CCTV, three graffiti taggers have been made to clean up the mess they made in Ramsgate, which the towns on the waterways would do well to emulate.

Music on the waterways

Published: Saturday, 29 May 2010

THIS summer will see a band of musicians making a music tour of the Warwickshire Canal System by narrowboat.

The joke that is freight on the waterways

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

THE claim of using its canals for freight by British Waterways is proving to be a joke, as it prefers lorries even when facilities are available.