Are the waterways now in better shape?

Published: Friday, 04 September 2009

HERE'S an invitation to all boaters take part in a National Association of Boat Owners' (NABO) Waterways Condition Surveys 2009, to give their opinion of the present state of the waterways.

Not a lot for boaters

Published: Friday, 04 September 2009

LEICESTERSHIRE City Council has now finalised its new waterways strategy plan, which will be endorsed this month.

'Float-in' for boat trade

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

SOMETHING new for boaters—a 'float-in' for food from a canalside pub.

Voles halt canal restoration

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

A COUNCIL has stopped work on the restoration of the Chichester Canal, and is accused of 'overkill' in its protection of water voles.

£500 for Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

THE Waterway Recovery Group has presented the Chesterfield Canal Trust with a cheque for £500 towards the Trust's Staveley Town Lock Fund.

Towpath drug dealer jailed

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

A DRUG dealer who operated on the towpath of the Huddersfield Canal has been jailed for six years.

A vision for 2026 for the canal

Published: Thursday, 03 September 2009

NOTWITHSTANDING the recession, the plan to restore the Wilts and Berks Canal through Swindon is still alive, though now in the town's 2026 vision.

Canal trust wants cycleway

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2009

THE Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust wants to raise between £700,000 and £1m, for the Derby Canal, not for restoration, but to build a cycleway.

Fishing traps a danger to boaters

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2009

ILLEGAL fishing traps have been discovered in the Avon at Evesham, believed to have been set by immigrants catching the fish as food.

British Waterways into wind turbines

Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2009

BRITISH Waterways has joined forces with Partnerships for Renewables with the intention of installing wind turbines at its reservoirs.