Lack of water problems

Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2009

THOUGH at the moment the country is covered by clouds and rain, there is annual warning about water shortages on the canals.

Llangollen breach averted

Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2009

A BREACH was discovered at Grindley Brook on the Llangollen Canal on Monday, (27th July) but prompt action by British Waterways staff prevented a major stoppage.

‘Failing to display' campaign

Published: Sunday, 26 July 2009

AS PART of its continued focus on tackling licence evasion, BW has launched a network-wide ‘failing to display' campaign.

Positive response to 'third sector'

Published: Saturday, 25 July 2009

BW Chief Executive Robin Evans says the initial response and feedback from boaters, towpath visitors and other stakeholders to it becoming a 'third sector' organisation, is positive.

Boat killer gets 12 years jail

Published: Thursday, 23 July 2009

THE man who stabbed his partner and his best friend to death after he found them having sex on his narrowboat has been jailed for 12 years.

Boat lift or a wheel for Daventry

Published: Thursday, 23 July 2009

A BOAT lift or even a wheel are the preferred options for a new canal arm—at Daventry.

Trent hydro-electric scheme would cause drastic flooding

Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2009

PLANS to install an hydro-electric plant at Sawley Weir on the Trent above Sawley Cut would necessitate raising it, which in turn would cause drastic flooding at Sawley Marina and the Cut.

Boater will be tried for manslaughter

Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2009

THE man who was arrested for the killing of boater David Tweddle during a mooring argument at Garstang on the Lancaster Canal has been charged and bailed.

First signs of Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway

Published: Monday, 20 July 2009

AT LONG last there is the first tangible signs of the proposed Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway actually taking shape.

£400 millions freight terminal

Published: Monday, 20 July 2009

PLANNING permission has been granted for a £400 millions port and cargo hub that it is claimed will create more than 2,000 jobs.