Towpath closed for month

Published: Wednesday, 23 February 2011

THE towpath North of Audlem on the Shropshire Union Canal will be closed for the whole of March due to resurfacing work.

Another Regent's towpath stabbing

Published: Monday, 21 February 2011

THE warning to boaters cruising the Regent's Canal in our Grand Union Waterways Hire Guide of its dangers was brought home with the news that another man has been stabbed on the towpath at Camden Locks.

EA prosecutes more boaters

Published: Monday, 21 February 2011

FIVE more boaters have ended up with criminal records after being successfully prosecuted by the Environmental Agency for having no boat licences.

Email: Tumbling Bay sanitary station

Published: Monday, 21 February 2011

Sometime in the past British Waterways decided to rent the mooring spot for this Sanitary Station. Both the station and mooring spot were paid for and is still maintained by BW out of our licence fees but is now for the personal use of the handful of BW rented moorings at this site.

Towpath Tidy every month

Published: Monday, 21 February 2011

OBVIOUSLY with the plan of getting more volunteers, British Waterways' annual Towpath Tidy will now be monthly.

Boat hire—Grand Union Canal

Published: Sunday, 20 February 2011

CONTINUING with our Waterways Hire Guide is the Grand Union Canal. Besides being the longest in the country it is also the most varied for the holiday maker as it winds its way from Birmingham to the Thames, with a section from the Trent.

BW stops boaters using sanitary facilities

Published: Friday, 18 February 2011

THERE was a demonstration of boaters in Ware on the Lee & Stort Navigation against British Waterways' decision to stop boaters using its sanitary facilities.

Trent lock hours cut

Published: Friday, 18 February 2011

THE hours of lock keepers on the Trent are being cut this season as part of the overall cuts by British Waterways.

Recycled hire boats good value

Published: Friday, 18 February 2011

WHILST some canal businesses may be sunk in gloom, one operator has opted to expand his hire fleet by a third this year—and is already seeing the new boats being booked out as quickly as he can introduce them.

Waterways Ireland at the show

Published: Friday, 18 February 2011

WATERWAY Ireland is exhibiting at Birmingham's Boat & Caravan Show for the first time.