Caen Hill opens again

CAEN Hill Flight on the Kennet & Avon Canal has now re-opened to navigation after being closed for repairs.

Trip boat operators suffering

IT IS not only normal boaters who are suffering from British Waterways' lack of maintenance, its commercial customers too are being hit.

Poisonous plant back in the canals

A POISONOUS plant that was  thought to have been eliminated from the country's waterways has been discovered in the Grand Union Canal.

Gunthorpe Lock closed

GUNTHORPE Lock on the Trent is closed owing to a failure with the electrics.

Team effort cleans up canal

THE waterways in Wolverhampton have benefited from a clean up thanks to the help of a team of volunteers.

Lock fund benefits by £11,000

THE Wey & Arun Canal Trust's Southland Lock rebuilding fund will benefit by around £11,000 following the 2010 ‘Poddle' sponsored walk in June.

Gravel run doing well

THE latest news on the working boats transporting over 100 tons of gravel is that the fleet passed through Apsley on Wednesday afternoon and  spent the night at  Berkhamsted.

Free engine maintenance courses

THE well known engineer, Tony Brooks, will be running free maintenance  courses at the IWA National Festival on the Thames.

Caldon breach repaired

THE breach that occurred on the Caldon Canal last November near the Leek terminus, has been repaired.

Wildlife habitat for Droitwich Barge Canal

A REEDBED measuring 13.5 acres has been established on the Droitwich Barge Canal as a nature reserve.