Ashby extended

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

A FURTHER length of the Ashby Canal has been restored, and in now in water awaiting its official opening.

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Cycle facilities

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

MOST of us realise that British Waterways is going flat-out to convert towpaths to cycle tracks, but of course those cyclists must be given somewhere to secure their bikes.

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Speedboat engine exploded

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

THREE men sought the safety of the waters of the canal at the weekend when the engine of their speedboat exploded.

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New horse-friendly bridge

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

WORK on a new horse-friendly bridge is starting this week at Dutton Locks across the Weaver, as part of the Sustrans network.

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MP involved in L&L closure

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

THE MP for Skipton, Julian Smith, is concerned at the closure of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and its effect on businesses.

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Braunston—a no-go area

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

REGARDED by many as the Heart of the Waterways, Braunston is well on the way to becoming a no-go area for boaters, due to the activities of criminals.

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Canal leaks thousands of gallons

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

A LEAKING canal is causing thousands of gallons of water to pour from a hole in a main road in Blackburn.

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Passing places on upgraded towpath

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

WORK has now stared on upgrading just under 800 yards of the Oxford Canal towpath into a cycleway—with passing places.

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Pontoons in place at new marina

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

PONTOONS have been floated into place at the new Becket's Park Marina in Northampton, as the work progresses.

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Stealing fish

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

LUTON Angling Club is worried about its fish stocks in the Grand Union Canal as men have been seen taking them away for food.

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