Boat destroyed by fire

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

YET another boat has been destroyed by fire, this time on the Nene at Peterborough.

Prevented fire

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

THE prompt action of the Devizes Fire Service prevented a narrowboat being burnt-out on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Barrier at last

Published: Monday, 15 February 2010

A safety barrier costing £260,000 is to be installed at Skipton by the side of the waterway to prevent more deaths.

Slow down

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

British Waterways is asking speeding motorists to slow down when crossing the 200 years old hump-back bridges over its canals, as the cost of repairing damage it relates is costing over £2 millions a year.

Stenson Bridge repair

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

BRIDGE 20 on the Trent & Mersey Canal near Stenson was partially demolished following an incident during October 2008. The repair is now underway by BW's nominated contractor May Gurney, writes Ralph Freeman.

Attempted murder of children

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

A MAN has been arrested at Evesham on suspicion of attempted murder after a car carrying two children was driven into the Avon in the town.

Empty!

Published: Saturday, 13 February 2010

IT'S THE Regent's Canal alongside Victoria Park, drained for essential maintenance to stabilise its wall, and is closed until the 26th of March.

New café and shop owners

Published: Friday, 12 February 2010

CHURCH Minshull Aqueduct Marina café and shop now have new proprietors.

Drone arrest on towpath

Published: Friday, 12 February 2010

THE police in Merseyside made the first ever arrest in the UK using a flying drone, of a man hiding on a towpath in fog.

Objections to another marina

Published: Friday, 12 February 2010

Residents of   Lowsonford have voiced objections to the proposed marina by the waterway at their village.