Help for the Cotswold Canals

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2009

A BRITISH lubricants company is ensuring that the first phase of the Cotswold Canals restoration runs smoothly.

Pollution depleted Soar fish

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2009

THE Environment Agency blame pollution for the diminishing stocks of fish in the Soar.

BW director pay rise shock

Published: Monday, 30 November 2009

THE ANNOUNCEMENT of a pay rise for British Waterways directors will come as something as a shock to the public and  employees alike, writes Allan Richards.

Brierfield Mill will not be a school

Published: Monday, 30 November 2009

THE plans to turn Brierfield Mill at Burnley on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal into a school solely for Islamic girls is unlikely to go ahead.

Another narrowboat fire

Published: Friday, 27 November 2009

There has been another narrowboat fire, this time on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Hilperton.

Six years to get a water point

Published: Friday, 27 November 2009

WHEN the buildings at Calverly on the Shropshire Union Canal were converted into a maintenance depot and a service block, the water point was removed.

Lock cottage to be sold

Published: Friday, 27 November 2009

A LOCK cottage will be the latest BW property to be sold off, when it comes up for auction early next month.

Boaters had to be rescued when engine failed

Published: Friday, 27 November 2009
TWO boaters had to be rescued from the Thames after their boat's engine broke down and they drifted into trees.

Wind power for BW

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

AN INVESTIGATION is underway to ascertain if wind turbines could be installed at the Sharpness Docks on the Severn.

Canal bridge to be repaired

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2009

THE Grade II listed Priest Holme Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is to be repaired at last.