Vicious towpath attack

Published: Friday, 26 June 2009
EVERY few days now comes news of towpath attacks, with another, this time on the Bridgewater Canal, again by a gang of yobs.

Another marina for Trent & Mersey

Published: Friday, 26 June 2009

Notwithstanding a massive marina being built at Aston on the Trent & Mersey, another multi-millions pound marina is planned for Middleport on the waterway.

Worcester & Birmingham Canal under threat

Published: Thursday, 25 June 2009

ENGLISH Heritage has pinpointed the Birmingham & Worcester Canal in Worcester at officially at risk of neglect, decay or damaging change, according to a national report.

Trying to get more boaters to the Thames

Published: Wednesday, 24 June 2009

THE Thames Boat Trades Association (TBTA) it to launch ‘Discover Your Thames Week', in an attempt to get more boaters on the Thames.

Who pays for the deaths?

Published: Monday, 22 June 2009

In his column, David Hymers, recounts the NbW story that British Waterways is facing a massive fine regarding the death of a diver on the Severn and asks 'Who pays?' If history repeats itself then taxpayers and boaters will.

Canal Boat Watch scheme for the Erewash

Published: Monday, 22 June 2009

IT WAS last year that police patrols were instigated along the towpath of the Erewash Canal, which went some way to cutting down on the vandalism to boats and towpath problems around Ilkeston and Cotmanay.

BW employees reject pay freeze

Published: Saturday, 20 June 2009

BRITISH Waterways staff have voted to reject a pay freeze proposed by the organisation.

New work boat

Published: Saturday, 20 June 2009
A MULTI-PURPOSE work boat has been launched on Ireland's inland waterways to begin life as a Waterways Ireland work boat.

Marina ran dry

Published: Friday, 19 June 2009

IT WAS quite a shock for boaters at Fiddler's Ferry Marina yesterday (Thursday) when they found their boats on the bottom.

BW face massive fine over diver's death

Published: Thursday, 18 June 2009

IT IS expected that massive fines will be handed out to British Waterways and Sea Technical Services (STS) after they admitted failings preceding a diver's death at a Severn lock.