Liveaboard public enquiry starts

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2010

THE public inquiry concerning the legality of liveaboards on the Driffield Canal has started.

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Pontcysyllte death

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2010

A TEENAGER has jumped from the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on the Llangollen Canal and plunged to her death.

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Thugs drain canal after being refused cash

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2010

CRUISING on the waterways reached a new low last week as a gang of yobs demanded cash from two boaters, and then drained the canal to stop them moving when it was refused!

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One in five berths empty at BWML

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2010

FIGURES published in British Waterway Marinas Limited (BWML) annual report indicate that mooring occupancy has fallen, over the last two years, from 90% to 81%. In other words one BWML berth in five lies empty, double the number two years ago. writes Allan Richards.

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BW giving away Standedge Tunnel

Published: Wednesday, 08 September 2010

NOT the whole of it!—just 100 special pieces of tunnel rock, to encourage visitors to the Huddersfield Narrow Canal attraction.

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Painting to raise funds

Published: Wednesday, 08 September 2010

A LIMITED edition of prints of the painting Last Traffic on the Trent & Mersey by Dusty Miller are being offered to raise funds for a heritage boat restoration.

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Bankside wall collapses

Published: Wednesday, 08 September 2010

A BANKSIDE wall has collapsed onto the towpath of the Huddersfield Broad Canal.

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BW caught in Connaught demise

Published: Wednesday, 08 September 2010

CONNAUGHT which went into receivership this week is one of British Waterways main contractors.

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OwnerShips finally sinks

Published: Sunday, 05 September 2010

FOLLOWING an announcement some four months ago, a petition to appoint a Receiver has finally been submitted to the courts to deal with the winding up of OwnerShips Ltd.

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Narrowboat sinks in Severn

Published: Saturday, 04 September 2010

TWO boaters managed to escape their narrowboat yesterday when it started to sink in the Severn

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