Music on the waterways

Published: Saturday, 29 May 2010

THIS summer will see a band of musicians making a music tour of the Warwickshire Canal System by narrowboat.

The joke that is freight on the waterways

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

THE claim of using its canals for freight by British Waterways is proving to be a joke, as it prefers lorries even when facilities are available.

Valve house proved popular

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

THE opening of the valve house at Horseshoe Falls at the head of the Llangollen Canal for a day in early May proved so popular that it is to be opened again tomorrow, Saturday.

Cyclist drowns in canal

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

THE police have launched an investigation into how a 55 years old  Wigan woman cycled into the Leeds & Liverpool Canal near Bolton.

Conference to promote towpaths

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

BRITISH Waterways and the Environment Agency are again hosting a conference in Wales to promote the towpaths of their waterways.

Swans rule—okay!

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

A SWAN on the Cam is  making life difficult for boaters on the river in Cambridge, particularly the rowers.

Vandals at Skipton again

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2010

A TRIP boat moored at Skipton on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has been ruined by paint stripper, in the latest act of vandalism in the town.

Tried to fire his narrowboat

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2010

BOATER Paul Morton attempted to set fire to the narrowboat on which he lived, by setting light to a gas bottle.

Narrowboat on fire again

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2010

FOR the second time in less than a week a narrowboat has been on fire on the Grand Union Canal.

New Chairman of BWAF

Published: Thursday, 27 May 2010

IT HAS been announced today (Thursday 27th) that Clive Henderson has been appointed Chairman of British Waterways Advisory Forum.