Boat to raise funds

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

THE Kennet & Avon Canal Trust has leased a 60ft passenger boat the Kenavon Venture from White Horse Boats, to help raise funds for the trust.

16 new gates for Caen Hill

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

OVER the the next 12 weeks 16 new lock gates are to be installed on the famous Caen Hill Flight on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Devizes.

£1,195 costs for speeding boater

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

THERE is one waterway where boaters really must not speed—and that's the Thames.

Volunteers wanted

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2010

STROUD District Council must use volunteers to both meet a condition of the £11.9million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and also to keep the restoration project of the Stroud Canals within budget.

The Broads can do it

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2010

THE Broads Authority have no trouble meeting its target for dredging its waterways, even exceeding it.

Lucky escape on the Soar

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2010

INVESTIGATIONS are going on into how two teenagers were allowed to take to the flooded Soar in Leicester from the Outdoor Pursuits centre on a raft.

Waiting for permission

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

THOUGH a bridge over the Rochdale Canal at Todmorden is is urgent need of repair, work cannot start.

Boat fire was arson

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

THE police maintain that arsonists were responsible for the narrowboat fire on the river at Ware.

Anglers castigated

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

ANGLERS are being castigated in letters to local papers and blogs after a swan had to be put down after suffering for weeks through anglers' insensibility to the creatures, and 45 others effected.

Girl murdered on K&A towpath

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2010

A TEENAGE girl was found dead yesterday (Monday) on the towpath of the Kennet & Avon Canal at Reading.