Still rumbles on

THE aim to bring an all-girls Muslim school to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal still rumbles on, despite a refusal of planning permission.

New village for canal arm

PLANS have been published for a new village by the side of the Market Harborough Arm of the Grand Union Canal, that includes a marina.

Boat not discovered

THOUGH four days have been spent unearthing part of the Burslem Branch at Middleport in Stoke, the sunken narrowboat has not been found.

Boat thief named

THE  man suspected of breaking into boats on the Wey, and stealing  contents has been named by  Surrey Police.

Botch job

THE towpath bank on the Grand Union Canal in Loughborough has at last been repaired.

Moorings at Wrenbury

MEMBERS of the Shropshire Union Canal Society Small Tasks Team have made a significant improvement to the moorings for visitors between the two lift bridges by adding an extra 18 mooring rings, Paul Mills writes.

Hope for Burslem Branch

OVER the week-end members of the Waterway Recovery Group and other volunteers have been investigating the possibility of restoring the canal  into Burslem Port at Stoke on Trent, off the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Mooring consultations

BRITISH Waterways'  consultation on moorings policy received 180 responses, and a team of 11 volunteers from across the network have analysed the responses and their findings are now being discussed with the national boating organisations.

Another Nene marina

HOT on the heels of the news of the new marina at Northampton, comes news of another on the river.

New visitor centre

A LEASE has been signed for the new Visitor Centre and Trust Head Office at Wallbridge Lock, in the centre of Stroud, for the Cotswold Canals Trust.