Lack of narrowboats at boat show

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

THE big London International Boat Show, claims 70 new product launches, but no narrowboats amongst them.

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Death mystery half solved

Published: Monday, 04 January 2010

IT HAS been reported that 20 police officers were drafted in to investigate the death of a man found on the towpath of the canal at Newport, which is now half solved.

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No Wendover Festival

Published: Saturday, 02 January 2010

THE Wendover/Tring Canal Festival will not be going ahead this year as a suitable site cannot be found, Mike Griffin tells us.

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Canal search for missing man

Published: Saturday, 02 January 2010

AN UNDERWATER search team is searching both the Rother and the Chesterfield Canal for a man missing since Christmas Eve.

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Marina denying contract

Published: Friday, 01 January 2010

BOATER Jim Shead tells us that the people at Great Haywood Marina are denying the existence of a contract he remembers signing for a berth in 2007.

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Massive drop in visitor numbers

Published: Friday, 01 January 2010

BRITISH Waterways' Jonathan Ludford (Email: Visitors and visits) should be congratulated for explaining the difference between visits and visitors, writes Allan Richards.

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Sunken boat could pollute Cam

Published: Friday, 01 January 2010

THOUGH neighbouring boaters have been warning about the threat of pollution from a sinking boat in the Cam, nothing has been done.

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Lancaster canalside scheme refused

Published: Thursday, 31 December 2009

THE Communities Secretary, John Denham, has refused planning consent for a £150m mixed use development by the side of the  Lancaster Canal  in the city.

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Funding for canalside development

Published: Thursday, 31 December 2009

FUNDING of £6 millions has been secured for Stoke's City Waterside development by the Trent & Mersey Canal in the city.

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Waterside pubs

Published: Thursday, 31 December 2009

AS ONE of the founders of the waterways based Mikron Theatre Company, author Mike Lucas was ideally placed to write a book on waterside pubs.

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