Towpath tales wanted

Published: Thursday, 10 June 2010

BRITISH Waterways is asking the people of Bath to tell them their tales of the towpath this summer in a bid to record people's memories of the area known as the Bath Flight of Locks.

Is the 'clutter' necessary?

Published: Thursday, 10 June 2010

ONE thing you notice straight away about the Bridgewater Canal is the lack of towpath 'clutter', writes Ralph Freeman.

Money for National Waterways Museum

Published: Wednesday, 09 June 2010

THE National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port, in partnership with National Historic Ships, has received £110,000 from Heritage Lottery Fund's ‘Skills for the Future' programme to help expand its successful Heritage Boatyard operation.

Diesel in Grand Union

Published: Wednesday, 09 June 2010

A NARROWBOAT has sunk at Aspley Basin Quay on the Grand Union Canal spilling a huge quantity of diesel into the waterway.

On the verge of complete restoration

Published: Wednesday, 09 June 2010

THOUGH people at Droitwich are complaining that the restoration of the Barge Canal has come to a stop, British Waterways has contacted the local newspaper and told that it was 'on the verge of complete restoration'.

Habitat flourishing

Published: Monday, 07 June 2010

COMMUNITIES and visitors are being invited to see first hand how a partnership between British Waterways and Mother Nature is flourishing along the Barge Canal in Droitwich, a spokesman tells us.

More complaints against the rowers

Published: Monday, 07 June 2010

THERE have been more complaints against the rowers on the Cam in Cambridge about speeding.

Boater found unconscious

Published: Monday, 07 June 2010

A BOATER was found unconscious in Bristol and rushed to hospital, where he later died.

Regents cyclists in trouble again

Published: Monday, 07 June 2010

CAMPAIGNERS are on the warpath against speeding cyclists on the Regents Canal towpath again—this time for killing wildlife.

Improving the Dog in the Doublet

Published: Monday, 07 June 2010

THE latest of the Nene locks to be refurbished is the Dog in a Doublet Lock near Peterborough.