Barton Marina closed-off

Published: Wednesday, 17 November 2010

BARTON Marina on the Trent & Mersey canal is closed-off whilst work on the bywash around Barton Lock takes place.

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Scottish canals could be cruising waterways

Published: Wednesday, 17 November 2010

TWO Scottish canals could become cruising waterways should ministers be successful in their application.

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Cromford wants £200,000 from council

Published: Monday, 15 November 2010

FRIENDS of Cromford Canal have petitioned Derbyshire County Council to help with £200,000 for dredging a three quarter mile stretch of the waterway.

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Boater dies at Nene bridge

Published: Monday, 15 November 2010

A BOATER died on Saturday after his boat struck a bridge on the Nene.

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Dead boater was drunk

Published: Friday, 12 November 2010

A BOATER, nearly three times over the legal driving limit who had also been taking cannabis, fell from a balcony, and was killed.

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Flasher back at Wordsley

Published: Friday, 12 November 2010

A FLASHER exposed himself again at Wordsley by the Stourbridge Canal this week, leaving a schoolgirl distressed.

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Group for Burslem Canal restoration

Published: Friday, 12 November 2010

A GROUP has been formed to further the restoration of the Burslem Branch Canal at Middleport on the Trent & Mersey.

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Chaiman refuses pertinent questions

Published: Friday, 12 November 2010

THE magazine Waterways World organised a 'webchat' with British Waterways Chairman Tony Hales yesterday (Thursday) which was nothing more than the usual claptrap, with any controversial question being completely ignored.

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Caldon closed

Published: Thursday, 11 November 2010

NAVIGATION of the Caldon Canal has been stopped owing to its bank and towpath collapsing at Hanley today (Thursday).

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Incensed at radio untruths

Published: Thursday, 11 November 2010

LISTENING to a representative of British Waterways on the Radio 4 Today programme, Amy Dickerson was so incensed at what she was hearing she contacted the radio station, to put the matter straight.

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