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.

Two strikes and you're out!

Published: Friday, 03 July 2009

SUCH is the anti-social behaviour at a British Waterways marina, that the manager has had to introduce a 'two strikes and you're out' regime to attempt to quell it.

Campaign to open duplicated locks

Published: Friday, 03 July 2009

THE Stoke-on Trent Branch of the Inland Waterways Association and the Trent & Mersey Canal Society have launched a campaign to reopen the disused locks on Heartbreak Hill.

Enthusiasts block waterside development

Published: Friday, 03 July 2009

WATERWAY enthusiasts and boaters have scuppered a controversial plan to build a huge six storey apartment block by the waterside at Stourbridge.

Money for visitor attractions

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2009
THERE are proposals to get money to provide more visitor attraction on the Soar and Grand Union Canal through Leicestershire.

Boaters win the day

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2009

THE problems with the proposed fence along the Rochdale Canal in Manchester, which would prevent easy boaters' access to locks, are being dealt with.

One last obstacle to restoration

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2009

THERE is just one last obstacle to the restoration of the Driffield Navigation—the Skerne  Road Bridge, and fund raising has started to enable it to be replaced.

Boat lift design wanted

Published: Wednesday, 01 July 2009

A COMPETITION is being launched by the Grand Western Canal Trust for a design of a lift bridge to replace the former seven lifts on the canal.

Pontcysyllte gets World Heritage Site status

Published: Monday, 29 June 2009

BRITISH Waterway leaders, council chiefs and local communities are today celebrating the news that Pontcysyllte Aqueduct has been given World Heritage Site status.

No marina for Wigan

Published: Sunday, 28 June 2009
THE plans for a marina as part of a £170 millions development by the side of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal have been called off, it has just been announced.