Boaters missed the canal

Published: Wednesday, 01 September 2010

A CREW of seven boaters ended up well and truly stuck  in their narrowboat on the Trent as they missed the entrance to the Trent & Mersey Canal at Derwent Mouth.

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Raising the money

Published: Monday, 30 August 2010

THOUGH more than £20,000 is needed to carry out essential repairs to ensure the future of the historic ex-working narrowboat Sculptor, £12,000 has been raised.

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IWA cash for restoration

Published: Monday, 30 August 2010
THE Inland Waterways Association has given cash to help the restoration of the Wey & Arun Canal.

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Buy a section of piling

Published: Friday, 27 August 2010

A UNIQUE scheme has been devised by the Ashby Canal Association—an appeal for people to buy a section of piling.

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Van dumped in canal

Published: Friday, 27 August 2010

AFTER stealing a van, the thieves took off the handbrake and pushed it into the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Blackburn yesterday (Thursday).

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Houses at Willow Grange

Published: Friday, 27 August 2010
WILLOW Grange, the former headquarters of British Waterways was opened as a new housing complex yesterday (Thursday).

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Objections to canalside development

Published: Friday, 27 August 2010

FORMER Liberal Democrat leader, Charles Kennedy, is leading the campaign to stop a development by the Caledonian Canal.

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12 boats burgled in night raid

Published: Friday, 27 August 2010

THIEVES swooped on the moorings by the Ash Tree pub at Rugeley on the Trent & Mersey Canal in the middle of the night breaking into 12 boats.

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Chaos as police close Oxford Canal

Published: Thursday, 26 August 2010

WITH the discovery of a woman's body in the Oxford Canal on Tuesday, the police cordoned off  the waterway, resulting in chaos for boaters.

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Saved a bad experience

Published: Thursday, 26 August 2010

THE boater who can't cruise to the Liverpool Link, having been refused booking by BW, should actually think himself lucky. He has been saved a bad experience in my opinion, writes Janet Gunningham.

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