Irresponsible anglers warned

Published: Friday, 16 October 2009

THE RSPCA is asking anglers to take more care when fishing as their hooks are causing distress to swans on the River Great Ouse near Ely.

 

Work at Vale Royal

Published: Thursday, 15 October 2009

WORK is now well underway on the the smaller of the two locks at Vale Royal on the Weaver including the wall that collapsed six years ago.

Towpath mugging

Published: Thursday, 15 October 2009

A TEENAGER was mugged on the towpath of the Rochdale Canal at Todmorden on Tuesday and left very shaken.

Boaters celebrate 200 years of GU

Published: Wednesday, 14 October 2009

DRESSED in old costumes of the day, boaters and visitors celebrated 200 years of the Grand Union Canal on Monday (12th October).

IWA to celebrate Tom Rolt centenery

Published: Wednesday, 14 October 2009

NEXT year Inland Waterways Association is to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Tom Rolt, one of its 'founding fathers'

More calls for compensation

Published: Monday, 12 October 2009

THE closure of the Shropshire Union Canal by the leak at Shebdon Embankment has led to more calls for compensation from Market Drayton's mayor.

Good for Hollinwood restoration

Published: Monday, 12 October 2009

THOUGH the Hollinwood Canal is infilled by Manchester Road Bridge in Droylsden, the possibility of its eventual restoration has been guaranteed by the erection of a  footbridge over the former waterway at an height to allow boats.

Increase in Thames licences

Published: Monday, 12 October 2009

THE Environment Agency tells that the issue of boat licences on the Thames 'has risen 30%'.

Prism Cosec

Published: Friday, 09 October 2009

THE minutes of British Waterways board for March 2009 record some interesting information, writes Allan Richards.

Canalside developments hit the buffers

Published: Friday, 09 October 2009

IT WAS only a few years ago that canalside developments were the great money-making endeavours for many developers, but most have fallen by the wayside.