Derwent Mouth Lock being repaired

Published: Friday, 16 July 2010

FOR MANY months narrowboatworld has been campaigning about the ever deteriorating state of a top gate of Derwent Mouth Lock where the Trent & Mersey Canal leaves the Trent.

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Search for descendants

Published: Friday, 16 July 2010

THE SEARCH is on for the descendants of the eight signatories of the petition for a waterway connecting the Grand Union Canal with the River Great Ouse.

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Automatic lock—going down

Published: Friday, 16 July 2010

KENTISH TOWN Road Lock at Camden on the Regents Canal is automatic—when going down.  But a pain when going up.

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WRG help Chesterfield restoration

Published: Thursday, 15 July 2010

MEMBERS of the Waterway Recovery Group are busy building a wall by the Chesterfield Canal in Staveley this week.

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High Court moorings challenge

Published: Thursday, 15 July 2010

A HIGH COURT challenge has been launched against the installation of visitor moorings on the Brent by a Brentford Councillor.

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Anglers halt canal restoration

Published: Thursday, 15 July 2010

THE UK angling association Fish Legal, in a test case, has warned the Northern Ireland Government that it faces legal action for what it sees as unlawful action in restoring the Lagan Canal.

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One drowned one recovered

Published: Wednesday, 14 July 2010

THE BODY of a man was found in the Huddersfield Narrow Canal at Marsden this morning (Wednesday).

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Tom Puddings return to Leeds

Published: Wednesday, 14 July 2010

FOR THE first time in nearly 30 years, the historic Tom Puddings  will return to Leeds as part of this year's Leeds Waterfront Festival celebrations.

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Drunk jumped into canal

Published: Wednesday, 14 July 2010

THE police had to rescue a man who threatened to take his own life, then jumped from a bridge into the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Wigan.

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Unlicensed on the Regent's

Published: Wednesday, 14 July 2010

THOUGH British Waterways boasts of its clearance of unlicensed boats and those permanently on lock moorings on the London waterways, boaters are still discovering plenty.

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