Fund winner choses K&A

TERRY KEMP, long standing worker on the Kennet & Avon Canal, has won £2,500 from a volunteering programme, and is using it to further the waterway.

Boater dies under ice

A BOATER lost his life when he fell from his narrowboat on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and was lost under the ice.

Battle for Manns Bridge

THERE is a fight raging to get the Minister of Transport to stop the building of the new road at Mann's Bridge on  its present route over the Grantham, that does not allow access for navigation.

200th birthday celebrations

A MASSIVE street party is being organised next year to celebrate the 200th birthday of the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Trust's 1,000th member

IT WAS sponsor Geoff Lennox who becomes the Chesterfield Canal Trusts' 1,000th member, donated £5,000 on behalf of Smart Teachers to sponsor the Trust's new Learning Boat Project.

Clearing Severn rubbish

THE rubbish that piled up around the arches of the Severn Bridge at Worcester is being cleared to allow better passage.

Boost for Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway

THE eventual building of the Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway has received a boost by the formation of a consortium to bring it into reality.

Stranded boat gets released

A NARROWBOAT stranded by the breach on the Caldon Canal was at last rescued yesterday (Monday).

Another report—another waste of money

IN IT'S fourth special report, published in the middle of 2008, the Select Committee on Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) castigated British Waterways for wasting taxpayers money, writes Allan Richards.

Boost for Cromford Canal restoration

A NEW organisation has been formed to make it easier to obtain funds  for  the restoration of the Cromford Canal.