Boost for Cromford Canal restoration

Published: Monday, 21 December 2009

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

New Heritage Information Room

Published: Monday, 21 December 2009

AS PART of the development of Stourport Canal Basins as a major tourist destination, the temporary Heritage Information Room at the basin is to moved and recreated.

Boaters' birds

Published: Monday, 21 December 2009

BIRDS? No, not our normal kind, but the feathered variety that frequent the canal banks.

Cultural quarter for the Oxford

Published: Monday, 21 December 2009

THERE are plans for a 'cultural quarter' by the side of the Oxford Canal in Banbury that is being helped by £60,000 from the council.

Where the money went

Published: Saturday, 19 December 2009

IT SEEMS that Nick Hurd, the MP for Ruislip, had picked up on Allan Richards' Money down the drain' article in narrowboatworld.

Rochdale closure extended

Published: Friday, 18 December 2009

IN ADDITION to the closure of the Rochdale Canal due to the investigation of a leaking embankment, the closure has been extended to cover a dangerous building.

'Canal Boy' gets five years

Published: Thursday, 17 December 2009

THE thief who was controversially sent on a canal holiday as a teenager in a bid to steer him away from crime has been jailed for five years.

A slight problem

Published: Thursday, 17 December 2009

THE 'WaterSpace' basin proposed for Daventry will have leisure facilities for 'visitors who come to the town on narrowboats'.

Rent free fishing

Published: Thursday, 17 December 2009

THOUGH it was in April that  ammonia leaked into the Staffs & Worcs and Shropshire Union canals, British Waterways have granted anglers a rent free 'holiday' until the matter is cleared up.

How stupid is that?

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009

WITH the Thames listed as unsafe for navigation, a pair took a wooden cruiser on the river and finished up on Teddington Weir after it lost power.