Maintenance on closed Leeds & Liverpool

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways have confirmed that it is taking the opportunity of the closed Leeds & Liverpool Canal to bring forward its scheduled winter work.

No cash for Bradley Arm

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

IT HAS been announced this week that there will be no cash to open up the Bradley Arm on the BCN.

Ashby extended

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

A FURTHER length of the Ashby Canal has been restored, and in now in water awaiting its official opening.

Cycle facilities

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

MOST of us realise that British Waterways is going flat-out to convert towpaths to cycle tracks, but of course those cyclists must be given somewhere to secure their bikes.

Speedboat engine exploded

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

THREE men sought the safety of the waters of the canal at the weekend when the engine of their speedboat exploded.

New horse-friendly bridge

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

WORK on a new horse-friendly bridge is starting this week at Dutton Locks across the Weaver, as part of the Sustrans network.

MP involved in L&L closure

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

THE MP for Skipton, Julian Smith, is concerned at the closure of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and its effect on businesses.

Braunston—a no-go area

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

REGARDED by many as the Heart of the Waterways, Braunston is well on the way to becoming a no-go area for boaters, due to the activities of criminals.

Canal leaks thousands of gallons

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

A LEAKING canal is causing thousands of gallons of water to pour from a hole in a main road in Blackburn.

Passing places on upgraded towpath

Published: Monday, 09 August 2010

WORK has now stared on upgrading just under 800 yards of the Oxford Canal towpath into a cycleway—with passing places.