Much doom and gloom

Published: Monday, 01 November 2010

THERE seems to be much doom and gloom around at the moment, which given the circumstances and the uncertainty over the system's future is understandable, writes Ralph Freeman.

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Lantern parade

Published: Monday, 01 November 2010

DEVIZES annual Christmas lantern parade is being diverted to take in the Kennet & Avon Canal this year, to celebrate its birthday.

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Hopes it encourages boaters

Published: Monday, 01 November 2010

THE news that money has been found to dredge the neglected parts of the Birmingham Canal Navigations has been received with pleasure by members of CanalScape BCN.

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Dangers of Weil's disease

Published: Monday, 01 November 2010

MANY of you will have learnt that sadly, Andy Holmes, a former Olympic gold medal rower has fallen prey to Weil's disease in the past few days.

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No hope for Mann's Bridge

Published: Friday, 29 October 2010

The Battle by the Grantham Canal Society for Mann's Bridge to be raised to allow navigation has been lost.

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Thanks for the help

Published: Friday, 29 October 2010

LARRY the lock keeper at Clifton Lock on the Thames put in a great deal of effort selling plants to help the Rio Atlantic Forest Trust this year, and would like to thank all who helped.

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Marina to overcome congestion

Published: Friday, 29 October 2010

THE proposed marina at Trevor on the Llangollen Canal is primarily to help overcome congestion, and allow more people to stay and spend time in Trevor and Cefn Mawr.

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All change at Fradley

Published: Friday, 29 October 2010

With the acquisition of the boatyard at Fradley Junction by Marine Services at Fradley Junction there is to be a whole series of improvements to the shop, office and dry-dock, and also to services for boaters and other visitors.

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Beta engines safe with new diesel

Published: Friday, 29 October 2010

LIKE many boaters, Ralph Freeman was concerned to read of the possible harmful effects of running his engine on the new fuel mix, so contacted the manufacturer.

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Artwork for Kennet & Avon

Published: Thursday, 28 October 2010

THIS Saturday, 30th October, a new piece of artwork to commemorate the bicentenary of the Kennet & Avon Canal will be unveiled on the canal towpath at  Bath.

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