Hope for Burslem Branch

Published: Monday, 26 April 2010

OVER the week-end members of the Waterway Recovery Group and other volunteers have been investigating the possibility of restoring the canal  into Burslem Port at Stoke on Trent, off the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Mooring consultations

Published: Monday, 26 April 2010

BRITISH Waterways'  consultation on moorings policy received 180 responses, and a team of 11 volunteers from across the network have analysed the responses and their findings are now being discussed with the national boating organisations.

Another Nene marina

Published: Monday, 26 April 2010

HOT on the heels of the news of the new marina at Northampton, comes news of another on the river.

New visitor centre

Published: Sunday, 25 April 2010

A LEASE has been signed for the new Visitor Centre and Trust Head Office at Wallbridge Lock, in the centre of Stroud, for the Cotswold Canals Trust.

Watch out for punters

Published: Saturday, 24 April 2010

PUNTERS in this case being students on a 200 miles trip along the waterways to raise money for Help the Heroes.

Sweeter at Foxton

Published: Saturday, 24 April 2010

NARROWBOATERS will be finding the air around Foxton Locks a little sweeter than of late in future.

Boater found dead

Published: Saturday, 24 April 2010

A BOATER was found dead on his narrowboat on the Grand Union Canal at Hemel Hempsted on Thursday.

Overnight lock repairs

Published: Friday, 23 April 2010

SUCH was the leakage at Wychnor Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal that it was closed last night (Thursday) to undertake urgent repair.

Macclesfield boat fire

Published: Friday, 23 April 2010

A FIRE broke out yesterday (Thursday) on a moored boat at the Macclesfield Canal Centre (Freedom Boats) on the Macclesfield Canal, who raised the alarm.

Beware of licence fraud

Published: Thursday, 22 April 2010

THERE is the real possibility of boaters being fraudulently deceived into giving their payment card details regarding licensing.