Insurance scheme up and running

BOTH the IWA and Navigators & General have told us that the scheme to provide combined insurance with River Canal Rescue is up and running.

BW promise temporary water supply

WITH the collapse of the retaining wall by the water point at Fradley Junction, the supply had to be cordoned off, with no water available for boaters.

Keep away from Chasewater

AS THE rescue of fish is taking place from the draining Chasewater Reservoir, people are risking the mud to see what is happening, causing great concern.

Body found was missing student

THE police have confirmed that the body discovered in the Grand Union Canal in Leicester is indeed that of the missing student.

Authority to rethink charges

THE campaign led by actress Susan Penhaligon, who moors her boat on the  Thames, at Brentford, looks like getting the authority to rethink its increased mooring charges.

Replacing the graffiti

AS PART of the Towpath Tidy event, a mural was produced to replace the offending graffiti on a waterway bridge at Kirklees on the Calder & Hebble Navigation.

New bridge for Hungerford

PLANS are to go on exhibition for a new bridge over the Kennet & Avon at Hungerford.

Boaters to help search

THE mother of the student who went missing a month ago wants boaters to help search the Leicester waterway this weekend for signs of her son who went missing a month ago.

A good job very well done

AFTER the last paint job on our boat had lasted all of five years, we thought this time we would have it done professionally, so  we went for the recommendation of Andy Cain at Kegworth.

Mon & Brec opens

THE repair to the bed of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal at Llangattock has been completed, and the canal reopened for the start of the season.