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.

Vandals smash Leicester lock

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009
VANDALS have smashed the paddle mechanism of a Leicester Lock, draining the pound and grounding boats.

Carry on Cruising

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009

'Carry on Cruising' is the advice from British Waterways, stating that the Four Counties Ring is still largely open for business, with just a short section around Shebdon Embankment closed for repair.

Children responsible for drained pound

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009
IT HAS been discovered that children with anti-vandal keys are responsible for the continued draining of the pounds at Stourbridge Locks.

Plans for Northwich Swing Bridge

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009

THE plans for the proposed new Riversdale Swing Bridge over the Weaver in Northwich have now been published.

Fell into canal after blacking out

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2009

A MAN walking the towpath of the Lancaster Canal near the Lune Aqueduct, blacked out and fell into the water.

Speeding cyclist landed in canal

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2009

IT WAS extreme sports fanatic Robert Ray obviously going too fast along the towpath of the Grand Union Canal at Tring, when he skidded and landed in the water with his bike.

Vandals drain canal

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2009

A pound of the Stourbridge Canal has been drained by vandals by the Red House Glass Cone attraction at Wordsley.