Annual licence check started

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

BETWEEN today (9th November) and the 21st, every boat on British Waterways waters will have its licence checked.

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Developers want bigger bridge

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

DEVELOPERS on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal want a swing bridge scrapping and the waterway diverted so a fixed bridge can be installed.

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Two months clean-up

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

A MASSIVE two months clean up is now underway on the Dublin canals at a cost of €1 million.

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Drugs and alcohol factor in boat death

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

AT THE inquest into the death of boater Marie-Anne Chavasse, it was told that a combination of prescription drugs and alcohol prevented her being able to escape her boat when it caught fire.

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Still they come

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

YET another marina is planned, this time on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Lower Foxhangers Farm at Rowde near Devizes.

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Floatel being demolished

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

WORK started last week on the demolition of the Floatel on the Weaver at Northwich, which closed in January.

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Fire in Avon lock

Published: Friday, 06 November 2009

FIRE crews were called out to a boat on fire near Strensham Lock on the Avon yesterday (Thursday).

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Work on the Huddersfield Narrow

Published: Friday, 06 November 2009

THE Huddersfield Narrow Canal, that was closed owing to a breach with water leaking into a factory, is to have a winter overhaul.

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Unlicenced or unshown?

Published: Friday, 06 November 2009

THE two British Waterways business barges at Paddington Basin are still showing out of date licences as told in the narrowboatworld article.

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Volunteer work on the Grantham Canal

Published: Friday, 06 November 2009

VOLUNTEER work on the Grantham Canal has dramatically benefited the waterway over the past 12 months, and British Waterways has presented the Grantham Canal Society with an 'acknowledgement' award.

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