Now the EA gets tough on anglers

THE Environment Agency has taken licence evasion to a new level, now using a patrol boat to catch unlicensed anglers.

Concerns on Aldermaston Wharf development

THERE are concerns about the plans by British Waterways and specialist developer Bloc to build houses at Aldermaston Wharf on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Moorings on the Barge Canal

Moorings are being installed along the soon to be re-opened Barge Canal at Vines Park.

Stoppages coming thick and fast

IN ADDITION to the stoppages on Caen Hill and the Birmingham & Fazeley, more are coming thick and fast—lack of maintenance a primary cause.

Gravel run to Atherstone

THIS morning (Monday) seven Star Class historic working boats are loading up at Paddington Basin with 100 tons of gravel that needs to be transported up the Grand Union Canal to Atherstone just north of Birmingham, about 120 miles.

Girl tells of boater who fell in twice

THE girl who rescued the woman boater who fell in the waterway twice, as reported in narrowboatworld has now told what actually happened.

Cruising the Ship Canal

AS PART of the Bridgewater Motor Boat Club's cruise to support the Tom Rolt Centenary celebrations at Chester, 31 of its members brought their boats back along the Manchester Ship Canal.

Passes for eels

THE Environment Agency has built eel passes on the Nene, and Kyme Eau  to help the creatures migrate around flood defences.

The Weaver closed

HOT on the heels of the closure of the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal, comes news that the Weaver too is closed by a problem at Saltersford Lock.

Birmingham & Fazeley Canal breached

THE Birmingham & Fazeley Canal was closed on Friday (2nd July) with the long pound above Minworth Flight very low and unnavigable, after being breached.