Crackdown on speeding boats

Published: Friday, 10 July 2009

NOT ALAS British Waterways taking notice of the many complaints of speeding boats on the canals, but the Environment Agency launching a crackdown on the Nene.

Lost Wigan statue found

Published: Friday, 10 July 2009

ONE of the statues that were stolen from the Leeds & Liverpool canalside—Pit Brew Lass—has been found.

New lock landing stages too short

Published: Friday, 10 July 2009

OVER £74,000 has been spent on lock landing stages by the Environment Agency on the Nene that boaters claim are too short.

Tattenhall Marina offically opened

Published: Thursday, 09 July 2009
THE £2.5 millions Tattenhall Marina on the Shropshire Union Canal is now officially open.

Man arrested for boat fire

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2009

THE police have arrested someone in connection with the cruiser fire at Carnforth, who it seems went on a rampage.

Gravel by canal as an excuse

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2009

CEMEX is using the excuse that it will transport gravel by the Trent & Mersey Canal as a ploy to get planning permission to start extraction at three new sites.

Will they ever learn?

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2009

Time and time again warnings are issued about the dangers of swimming in canals and rivers, yet every year young people take to the water, often with dire consequences.

BW seal famous cave for the bats

Published: Sunday, 05 July 2009

THE fate of the Devils Den cave at Prestwood near Kinver on the Staffs & Worcs Canal has now been sealed up—for the bats.

Regent's Canal claims another victim

Published: Saturday, 04 July 2009
ANOTHER body has been pulled out of the Regent's Canal, this time by York Way bridge in King's Cross.

Council will not allow fence

Published: Saturday, 04 July 2009

THOUGH British Waterways gave permission for a home owner to erect a fence at the bottom of the garden, it must now be removed.