Timothy West backs volunteers

Published: Monday, 28 February 2011

ACTOR and boater Timothy West, has joined British Waterways in its urge to get volunteers on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Don't hide your light...

Published: Saturday, 26 February 2011

THOUGH there is a reduction in waterway events being organised this year, for various reasons, it is perhaps more important than ever to make sure yours is noticed.

River Great Ouse boater prosecuted

Published: Friday, 25 February 2011

A BOATER on the River Great Ouse has been prosecuted for having no licence for his boat, and convicted by magistrates.

Barclaycard volunteer

Published: Friday, 25 February 2011

BRITISH Waterways have snapped-up Barclaycard London as a volunteer to adopt a stretch of the Regent's Canal, it was announced today—Friday.

Severn boats stolen

Published: Friday, 25 February 2011

AN EMERGENCY boat belonging to the emergency services Severn Unit Maritime Volunteer Service has been stolen and another damaged.

Hooray for the Hollingwood heroes

Published: Thursday, 24 February 2011

A GROUP of volunteers helped the Chesterfield Canal Trust to clear out a lock in dreadful weather conditions over a weekend in early February on the Chesterfield Canal.

Concert for narrowboat project

Published: Wednesday, 23 February 2011

A CONCERT is being held to raise money to help refurbish the South West Herts Narrowboat Project narrowboat Dick's Folly.

Selling off British Waterways property

Published: Wednesday, 23 February 2011

THE online petition to the prime minister concerning the selling-off of British Waterways property was not well supported.

Huddersfield canals get new gates

Published: Wednesday, 23 February 2011

BRITISH Waterways is carrying out major repairs to three locks on the Huddersfield canals, part of Pennine waterways in the coming weeks as part of its annual maintenance programme.

Association for Daventry Canal

Published: Wednesday, 23 February 2011

NOTWITHSTANDING the opposition to the building of a a canal and marina in Daventry an association has been formed to do just that.