Jericho rumbles on—and on

Published: Wednesday, 27 January 2010

IT WAS way back in May 2006 that British Waterways sent in the 'heavies' to clear Castlemill Boatyard on the Oxford Canal of its inhabitants, as it wanted all the people off the site to be able to sell it for development, yet after nearly four years it still remains empty, Alan Tilbury reveals.

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'Forgot' to mention flooding

Published: Wednesday, 27 January 2010

ADRIAN HOWD and his wife Caroline were pleased to get a Thames side house, even though it cost just under two millions, but not so pleased now.

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Still hope for Derby & Sandiacre Canal

Published: Tuesday, 26 January 2010
AFTER extensive surveys over the past three years, a planning application has been submitted for the restoration of the Derby Canal.

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17% cut in grant?

Published: Tuesday, 26 January 2010

COUNCILLOR Ann Denham is concerned about the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and how the cut in grant to British Waterways could affect it.

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Killer carp eat our dragonflies

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

A CORRECTION is needed to one element in Teddy Thornhill's email (Could have saved), writes Allan Richards.

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Hire boats took their toll

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

AN OLD 1917 built wooden boat couldn't take the punishment of being struck so often by hire boats, that it has sunk, leaving its owner without a home.

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Keeping cars out of the canal

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

THERE is an attempt to slow down vehicles on Deepdale Lane by the  side of the Trent & Mersey Canal to keep them out of the waterway.

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Night rescue on the Trent

Published: Monday, 25 January 2010

A NARROWBOAT had to be rescued over the weekend from the swollen tidal Trent after becoming grounded in the dark.

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Improvement on the Lee

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

BRITISH Waterways has completed £216,000 improvement on the Lee Navigation around Waltham.

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Winter stoppage extended

Published: Friday, 22 January 2010

OWING to the recent spell of cold weather, and subsequent interruption to the winter maintenance programme, British Waterways is advising that the period will most likely be extended.

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