Serious diesel spill in Calder

Published: Friday, 13 November 2009

THERE has been a Category One—the most serious—diesel spill into the Calder, that is causing concern.

£500 millions canal corridor plan

Published: Friday, 13 November 2009

BRADFORD Council will take a stake in  a £500 millions canal corridor plan that will see massive development along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

New canal bridge causing chaos

Published: Friday, 13 November 2009

A NEW canal bridge being built in Stroud as part of the restoration of the Cotswold Canals, is causing worry to traders in the town who are affected.

New basin for the Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 12 November 2009

Members of the Chesterfield Canal Trust are concerned that a recent article in narrowboatworld may have given a wrong impression, writes Rod Auton.

15 years old canal murder still investigated

Published: Thursday, 12 November 2009

THOUGH it is 15 years since a 13 years old schoolgirl was murdered and her body dumped in a canal, police are still looking for her killer.

Up go the buildings

Published: Wednesday, 11 November 2009

WORK is progressing well on the new Overwater Marina on the Shropshire Union Canal at Audlem with the facilities buildings going up and many jetties now installed.

Annual licence check started

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

BETWEEN today (9th November) and the 21st, every boat on British Waterways waters will have its licence checked.

Developers want bigger bridge

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

DEVELOPERS on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal want a swing bridge scrapping and the waterway diverted so a fixed bridge can be installed.

Two months clean-up

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

A MASSIVE two months clean up is now underway on the Dublin canals at a cost of €1 million.

Drugs and alcohol factor in boat death

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

AT THE inquest into the death of boater Marie-Anne Chavasse, it was told that a combination of prescription drugs and alcohol prevented her being able to escape her boat when it caught fire.