Canal to lose battle site

Published: Friday, 19 February 2010

'EXPERTS' have now decided that the site of the Battle of Bosworth is in the wrong place, not where the Ashby Canal passes, but a mile away!

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Council block wharf houses

Published: Friday, 19 February 2010

LEEDS City Council have plans to block housing on the city's wharves on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and Aire & Calder Navigation.

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Police drone grounded

Published: Friday, 19 February 2010
THOUGH the Merseyside Police drone, featured in narrowboatworld, caught a car thief on a canal towpath, it has been grounded.

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Want more Broads visitors

Published: Friday, 19 February 2010

IT SEEMS it is not only British Waterways who want more visitors, but the Broads Authority too are going all-out to promote its waterways.

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Another Trent waterside plan

Published: Thursday, 18 February 2010

THERE have been no few plans put forward for the area of the Trent below Nottingham, with none coming to fruition, but now there's another one.

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Trying to reasure boaters

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2010

BOTH Skipton Town Council and the  Chamber of Trade have stated that the town is not a 'no-go' area for boaters, as many are now refusing to stay after so many attacks.

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Canal as conservation area

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2010

THERE are plans to turn the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal into a designated conservation area.

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Saving canalside pottery

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2010

MANY boaters cruising through Stoke on the Trent & Mersey Canal will have noticed  Middleport Pottery, by the side of the waterway, which is now in danger of closure.

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Another lock restoration

Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2010

The Wey & Arun Canal Trust's restoration scheme will take another significant step forward when Devil's Hole Lock is reopened in April.

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Another Chasewater 'victim'

Published: Tuesday, 16 February 2010

THERE is every chance that yet another canal event will have to be cancelled due to the repairs to Chasewater Reservoir.

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