New Waterways Action Squad

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2009

A GROUP of young people have created a new piece of wall art at the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port to celebrate the start if a major new youth volunteering project and to brighten up a graffiti-covered canal tunnel.

Waterway Recovery Group on the Chesterfield

Published: Monday, 24 August 2009

FOR the past week 13 members of the Waterway Recovery Group have been working on the restoration of the Chesterfield Canal at Renishaw in Derbyshire.

Water level back at Tyrley but as 'quiet as the grave'

Published: Sunday, 23 August 2009

BRITISH Waterways finally got to grips with the water situation at Tyrley and the level was back to normal here on Friday but they were still having problems getting enough down to Audlem and beyond.

Leak still being investigated

Published: Saturday, 22 August 2009

THE cause of the leak at Shebdon Embankment is still being investigated, British Waterways have announced, but have confirmed that its repair will take several weeks.

BW successfully prosecute speedster

Published: Friday, 21 August 2009
BRITISH Waterways has successfully prosecuted a boater for speeding at Brayford Pool, which cost her £347.

Want a cheaper bridge

Published: Friday, 21 August 2009

PROTESTERS against Bradford on Avon Town Council's £850,000 foot and cycle bridge across the Avon want less council money spending.

No quick-fix for Shroppie breach

Published: Monday, 17 August 2009

THERE will be no quick-fix to the leak on the Shropshire Union Canal, with British Waterways confirming it will take weeks to repair.

Shroppie breach

Published: Sunday, 16 August 2009

THIS is the scene at the breach on the Shropshire Union Canal, with the hole plugged and the leaking stopped.

£10,000 for Droitwich Canal

Published: Saturday, 15 August 2009
GREEN PRINTS charity has given £10,000 towards the restoration of the Droitwich Junction Canal, but not for the waterway itself.

Woman fights off towpath attacker

Published: Saturday, 15 August 2009

A YOUNG woman fought off an attacker as she was walking the towpath of the St. Helen's Canal, after he tried to snatch her handbag.