Disgusted by state of Oxford Canal

Published: Friday, 29 December 2017
I HAVE just come across your *site and I see that you allow boaters to write their own views, and would appreciate it if you would include mine, writes David Thorley.

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I dread to think

Published: Friday, 29 December 2017

LOOKING back over the past year at the way the waterways have deteriorated, I dread to think what 2018 will bring, writes Tom Crossley.

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Encouraging use of the less known parts of the BCN

Published: Wednesday, 27 December 2017

THE Birmingham Canal Navigations Society is organising two Explorer Cruises thus continuing to encourage the use of the less travelled parts and to discover the pleasures of the little used canals of the northern BCN.

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Man falls in canal and dies after altercation

Published: Wednesday, 27 December 2017

A MAN involved in an altercation fell into the Staffs & Worcs Canal at Kidderminster, and drowned, with it understood, three youths running off.

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Boats getting through the summit pound

Published: Wednesday, 27 December 2017

BOATS are managing to get through the summit pound of the Grand Union Canal, Howard Clarke reports.

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Another attack on wood burners

Published: Monday, 25 December 2017

ANOTHER attack on wood burning stoves in the capital is being launched in the form of a government investigation.

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Caldon Canal closed for two months

Published: Monday, 25 December 2017

THE repairs to Bedford Street Bridge (2) on the Caldon Canal have been amended resulting in the waterway being closed for two months.

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IWA raised concerns about water supply

Published: Monday, 25 December 2017

AN Inland Waterways Association statement has warned about the water supply to the BCN.

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Short-cut claims another victim

Published: Monday, 25 December 2017

THE short-cut along the Kennet & Avon Canal towpath at Newbury has claimed another victim.

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Victor: It's not a mooring licence

Published: Sunday, 24 December 2017

THOUGH we have often given the National Bargee Travellers Association publicity, it having proved to help its members when in difficulty, it taking court action over a disabled member to get a less strenuous cruising pattern, when Canal & River Trust had already done so, was pointless.

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