Bug approved

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2010

THE Government has this week approved the release of an imported bug which, it is believed, will attack Japanese knotweed.

Oh dear!

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2010

THERE were red faces at Strathclyde Police as one it its patrol cars ended up in the Forth & Clyde Canal.

Shillingford repairs

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2010

MAJOR repairs are to start on Shillingford Bridge over the Thames, which could cause some delay to navigation.

Devizes to Westminster

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2010

THIS year at least 16 crews will be starting off from Devizes Wharf on Good Friday for the annual Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race.

Magistrates slam speeding boater

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2010
MAGISTRATES at Maidenhead Court landed a speeding boater with a total of  £4,600 for speeding on the Thames.

The sea lock gates arrive

Published: Wednesday, 10 March 2010
SHARPNESS Sea Lock gates are seen arriving from Holland to be installed at the end of the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal.

Ten years ago...

Published: Monday, 08 March 2010

TEN years ago today, the 8th March 2000, a new Web address was registered that has had quite an effect on the waterways over the intervening years.

Mersey Crossing full

Published: Monday, 08 March 2010

THE Inland Waterways Association Mersey Crossing Convoy has now reached its capacity, and no more boats can be accommodated.

New footbridge for Rochdale Canal

Published: Monday, 08 March 2010

IT IS walkers who are set to benefit from the construction of a new footbridge over the Rochdale Canal in Manchester.

Ulverston Canal saved

Published: Monday, 08 March 2010

THE Ulverston Canal Company and a canal trust  have been formed to take over the derelict Ulverston Canal from its previous owners GlaxoSmithKline.