Marooned as bridge failed

Published: Monday, 06 June 2011

THE adage 'keep it simple' should have been used on the  new £11  millions fancy bridge at Salford Quays in Manchester, as it continues to fail.

Email: Cheating honest people

Published: Monday, 06 June 2011

I've just got back from a few days away, to see Laurence Hogg contributing sycophantic drivel about someone who was a partner in an organisation that was committed to cheating honest people, fraudulently selling shares in boats and stealing large amounts of their money.

Stourport Basin death

Published: Sunday, 05 June 2011

A BOY died after he fell into a lock at Stourport Basin on the Staffs & Worcs Canal on Friday, after he lost his balance whilst riding over a lock footbridge.

Activity packed Stoke Bruerne

Published: Saturday, 04 June 2011

OVER 30 working or historic boats, as well as around 50 modern craft, are expected to converge upon Stoke Bruerne for the Canal Museum's Annual Gala.

Bound woman in Coventry Canal

Published: Friday, 03 June 2011

THE body of a bound woman was found in the Coventry Canal yesterday (Wednesday) believed to have been murdered.

Sainsbury's or marina

Published: Friday, 03 June 2011

INSTEAD of a Sainsbury's by the side of the Rochdale Canal at Todmorden, there is a grandiose plan for a marina including a hotel and leisure facilities and mixed-use housing.

Make sure it's secured

Published: Wednesday, 01 June 2011

BOATERS should always make sure their boats are well secured when moored on tidal waters, but one boater did not.

Bigger at Foxton

Published: Wednesday, 01 June 2011

THE Foxton Inclined Plane Trust are once again organising a festival at the locks on the Grand Union Canal, and intimate that it will be bigger and better.

No cash to spare for restoration

Published: Wednesday, 01 June 2011

MONEY needed to restore a stretch of waterway and build a new basin in Whitchurch was refused at this week's annual meeting of Whitchurch Town Council.

Matey on a bike

Published: Wednesday, 01 June 2011

ALL too often cyclists, especially those in a hurry, come in for criticism, but Bob Patterson's story tells that they are not all the same—here are his words: