Barrier at last

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

A safety barrier costing £260,000 is to be installed at Skipton by the side of the waterway to prevent more deaths.

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Slow down

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

British Waterways is asking speeding motorists to slow down when crossing the 200 years old hump-back bridges over its canals, as the cost of repairing damage it relates is costing over £2 millions a year.

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Stenson Bridge repair

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

BRIDGE 20 on the Trent & Mersey Canal near Stenson was partially demolished following an incident during October 2008. The repair is now underway by BW's nominated contractor May Gurney, writes Ralph Freeman.

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Attempted murder of children

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

A MAN has been arrested at Evesham on suspicion of attempted murder after a car carrying two children was driven into the Avon in the town.

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Empty!

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

IT'S THE Regent's Canal alongside Victoria Park, drained for essential maintenance to stabilise its wall, and is closed until the 26th of March.

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New café and shop owners

Published: Friday, 12 February 2010

CHURCH Minshull Aqueduct Marina café and shop now have new proprietors.

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Drone arrest on towpath

Published: Friday, 12 February 2010

THE police in Merseyside made the first ever arrest in the UK using a flying drone, of a man hiding on a towpath in fog.

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Objections to another marina

Published: Friday, 12 February 2010

Residents of   Lowsonford have voiced objections to the proposed marina by the waterway at their village.

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British Waterways back down

Published: Friday, 12 February 2010

BRITISH Waterways have backed down over the proposed withdrawal of moorings at Audlem.

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Canal worker injured

Published: Friday, 12 February 2010
A WORKER belonging to a contracting team was injured this week as he was sawing trees by the canal in Devizes.

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