Stolen silver found in Ashby Canal

Published: Friday, 02 April 2010

INSTEAD of the odd windless and rubbish, workmen dredging the Ashby Canal were amazed to dredge up two silver chalices and a silver plate.

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Interactive at Fradley Junction

Published: Friday, 02 April 2010

A £100,000 project aimed at enhancing Fradley Pool and developing interactive installations explaining it's natural and historical significance is set to be unveiled on Wednesday 7th April.

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Walk the route

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2010

THERE are two chances to walk part of the route of the planned  Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway in May.

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Chesterfield Canal champion dies

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2010

KEITH AYLING died on the morning of Wednesday 30th March. This was a year to the day since he stepped down from being the Chairman of the Chesterfield Canal Trust. He became a Vice-President and remained very active.

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Bodge job

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2010

THE old wood and corrugated steel fence which doubled as a retainer for the T.B. Morris scrapyard and rubble reclamation works, has been removed on the towpath South of Moor Lane Bridge Loughborough.

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Ten days at bridge

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2010

VOLUNTEERS from the Waterway Recovery Group are spending ten days over Easter restoring a bridge on the Wilts & Berks Canal.

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Marina ready next March

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2010
THE marina that is being built using Becket's Park Lake in Northampton will be completed by March 2011.

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Charity boat in the balance

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2010

THE future of the South West Herts Narrowboat Project Dick's Folly is in doubt owing to requiring expensive repairs.

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Vicious towpath attack

Published: Wednesday, 31 March 2010

THERE as been another towpath attack in Leicester, which is particularly vicious, with two men punched, kicked and pushed into the waterway.

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Licence or else...

Published: Wednesday, 31 March 2010

THE Environment Agency is warning all boaters on the Thames that with the start of the season they must make sure their boat is licenced.

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