'Canal Boy' gets five years

Published: Thursday, 17 December 2009

THE thief who was controversially sent on a canal holiday as a teenager in a bid to steer him away from crime has been jailed for five years.

A slight problem

Published: Thursday, 17 December 2009

THE 'WaterSpace' basin proposed for Daventry will have leisure facilities for 'visitors who come to the town on narrowboats'.

Rent free fishing

Published: Thursday, 17 December 2009

THOUGH it was in April that  ammonia leaked into the Staffs & Worcs and Shropshire Union canals, British Waterways have granted anglers a rent free 'holiday' until the matter is cleared up.

How stupid is that?

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009

WITH the Thames listed as unsafe for navigation, a pair took a wooden cruiser on the river and finished up on Teddington Weir after it lost power.

Pocklington Canal 'safe'

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009

FOLLOWING wide consultation, a new agreement as been reached on the future of the Pocklington Canal.

Trent restocked after pollution

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009

AFTER cyanide was leaked into the Trent below Stoke, it was discovered there were no living fish in a 700 metres stretch of water.

Bude Canal gets MP's support

Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2009

THE Bude Canal Trust has now had the support of an MP in its endeavours to promote the waterway's restoration.

British Waterways for sale

Published: Monday, 14 December 2009

BRITISH Waterways is being offered in a auction on Ebay, with the first bid now in.

Renishaw canal restoration on DVD

Published: Monday, 14 December 2009

A DVD of the Chesterfield Canal restoration at Renishaw has just been released by Compress Media.

Towpath Tidy again

Published: Monday, 14 December 2009

IT'S A little early for a Spring Clean, but British Waterways has announced its Towpath Tidy fortnight for next year.