One in five berths empty at BWML

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2010

FIGURES published in British Waterway Marinas Limited (BWML) annual report indicate that mooring occupancy has fallen, over the last two years, from 90% to 81%. In other words one BWML berth in five lies empty, double the number two years ago. writes Allan Richards.

BW giving away Standedge Tunnel

Published: Wednesday, 08 September 2010

NOT the whole of it!—just 100 special pieces of tunnel rock, to encourage visitors to the Huddersfield Narrow Canal attraction.

Painting to raise funds

Published: Wednesday, 08 September 2010

A LIMITED edition of prints of the painting Last Traffic on the Trent & Mersey by Dusty Miller are being offered to raise funds for a heritage boat restoration.

Bankside wall collapses

Published: Wednesday, 08 September 2010

A BANKSIDE wall has collapsed onto the towpath of the Huddersfield Broad Canal.

BW caught in Connaught demise

Published: Wednesday, 08 September 2010

CONNAUGHT which went into receivership this week is one of British Waterways main contractors.

OwnerShips finally sinks

Published: Sunday, 05 September 2010

FOLLOWING an announcement some four months ago, a petition to appoint a Receiver has finally been submitted to the courts to deal with the winding up of OwnerShips Ltd.

Narrowboat sinks in Severn

Published: Saturday, 04 September 2010

TWO boaters managed to escape their narrowboat yesterday when it started to sink in the Severn

Plans passed for lock rebuilding

Published: Saturday, 04 September 2010

PLANNING permission has been granted to the Wey & Arun Canal Trust for rebuilding of Southland Lock.

Regents now open

Published: Friday, 03 September 2010

THE Oil spill on the Regents Canal was quickly cleared, not being as bad as first thought when the canal was closed.

Oil spill closes Regents Canal

Published: Friday, 03 September 2010

A 'SIGNIFICANT' oil spill from the National Grid by Maida Hill Tunnel has closed the Regents Canal.