Mersey Crossing full

Published: Monday, 08 March 2010

THE Inland Waterways Association Mersey Crossing Convoy has now reached its capacity, and no more boats can be accommodated.

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New footbridge for Rochdale Canal

Published: Monday, 08 March 2010

IT IS walkers who are set to benefit from the construction of a new footbridge over the Rochdale Canal in Manchester.

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Ulverston Canal saved

Published: Monday, 08 March 2010

THE Ulverston Canal Company and a canal trust  have been formed to take over the derelict Ulverston Canal from its previous owners GlaxoSmithKline.

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Another canal murder arrest

Published: Monday, 08 March 2010

THERE has been another arrest of a man who has been charged with the murder of a Chinese man whose body was pulled out of the Selby Canal last year.

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No Thames race

Published: Saturday, 06 March 2010

THE annual Head of the River Race scheduled for last Saturday has been cancelled owing to the river running too fast.

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Encouraging visitors

Published: Saturday, 06 March 2010

BRITISH Waterways and  New Deal for Communities ABCD[?] is spending £446,000 in an attempt to open up the Old Main Line of the BCN to encourage more visitors.

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Development for disused canal

Published: Friday, 05 March 2010

DEVELOPMENT plans for just under 100 homes have been submitted by a disused canal.

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For the Inclined Plane

Published: Friday, 05 March 2010

A SPECIAL event is being held at Foxton Locks at Easter to raise funds for the Inclined Plane.

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Cleaning the tidal Thames

Published: Friday, 05 March 2010
THE banks of the tidal Thames had a good clean-up on Tuesday (2nd March) as it was the lowest tide for five years.

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Another waterside development goes bust

Published: Friday, 05 March 2010

FAILING to obtain a bond from the developers of a 'prestigious' waterside development, Wakefield taxpayers are left with a big bill after the developers went bust.

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