Kennet & Avon 'closed until further notice'

Published: Friday, 07 December 2018

THE collapse of an approach chamber wall at a lock has closed the Kennet & Avon Canal at Semington.

Development raises questions

Published: Thursday, 06 December 2018

YOUR report on the the local MP [Development at the Clayton Triangle] raises a few questions, writes Martin Cox.

Sculpture marks Mercia's 10th anniversary

Published: Thursday, 06 December 2018

A SPECTACULAR sculpture created by a renowned artist has been unveiled to mark Mercia Marina’s 10th anniversary.

Teenagers suspected of firing narrowboat

Published: Thursday, 06 December 2018

POLICE have interviewed two teenage boys after a narrowboat was deliberately set alight.

Man too engrossed on his phone steps into canal lock

Published: Thursday, 06 December 2018

A MAN obviously too engrossed on his phone turned off a walkway and walked straight into a lock!

A new meaning for cat burglars

Published: Thursday, 06 December 2018

A NEW meaning was given to the the phrase 'cat burglars' on the Oxford Canal.

Man robbed and pushed into canal

Published: Wednesday, 05 December 2018

FOUR boys have been arrested after a man was robbed then pushed into the Trent & Mersey Canal.

They ignore basic common sense

Published: Wednesday, 05 December 2018

THE two articles covering the subject of abuse towards anglers by canoeists is just adding to the issues being experienced by waterway users in general, write Kevin McNiff.

Plans to cut drink drownings in Oxford

Published: Wednesday, 05 December 2018

DRINKERS in Oxford have been classified as 'high risk' due to drownings caused by the influence of alcohol.

Start on restoration of Montgomery Canal bridge

Published: Wednesday, 05 December 2018

PLANS for the next stages of the restoration of the Montgomery Canal take a further step this week.