Hopes dashed for Grantham Canal

Published: Thursday, 05 August 2010

THE Secretary of State has ruled that the raising of Mann's Bridge on the Grantham Canal was not relevant to the public inquiry and the A46 scheme.

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Caen Hill damage—no action against boater

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

THOUGH it cost £45,000 to repair the lock gate that was damaged by a boater on the Caen Hill Flight, no action is being taken against him.

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Gold Licences for businesses

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways and the Environment Agency have created a Gold Leisure Business Licence for business licenced boats visiting both BW and EA waters.

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Floating restaurant for Aylesbury Basin

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

THERE are plans to include a floating restaurant in the redeveloped Aylesbury Basin, backed by British Waterways.

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Marina for the Monty?

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010
THERE are plans for a marina on the Montgomery Canal at Queens Head on a 25 acres site.

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Would it survive?

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

MOST regular boaters must have seen cows in the waterway from time to time, but would this one survive?

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Connecting Olympic Park with the system

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

THE derelict lock on Waterworks River in East London has been reopened by British Waterways, and is in operation for the first time in over 40 years following a restoration project costing £400,000.

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Centenary boat build

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

AQUA Narrowboats based at Mercia Marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal has been commissioned to undertake the fit-out of the 100th shell built by Graham Edgson of Norton Canes Boatbuilders.

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Volunteer canal ranger wanted

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways is on the lookout for a volunteer ranger who can 'bring that personal touch' to Dewsbury on the Calder & Hebble navigation.

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Canalside cottage a cannabis factory

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

POLICE have discovered a cannabis factory in an old canalside cottage on the Grand Union Canal near Weedon.

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