Gale warning

Published: Thursday, 03 February 2011
MANY narrowboats in addition to cruisers have canopies, and with gale force winds and gusts approaching 100mph forecast in parts of the UK this weekend, boaters are being warned.

Union Canal to be illuminated

Published: Thursday, 03 February 2011

THERE are plans to install solar lighting, at an undisclosed cost, on almost 10 miles of Edinburgh's Union Canal.

Shropshire Union Canal Society gets its award

Published: Thursday, 03 February 2011

THE recognition of the importance of volunteers to the waterways  by British Waterways is by awards to partner groups.

Drifters canal boat for free

Published: Thursday, 03 February 2011

NO, NOT a free narrowboat, but the chance for newcomers to try one for a day at bases throughout the country.

Chesterfield Canal featured

Published: Wednesday, 02 February 2011

THE Chesterfield Canal is being featured in a celebration of local history, and community event in North Nottinghamshire, at Thoresby Gallery.

Llanthony Lift Bridge man fined

Published: Wednesday, 02 February 2011

A MAN has been been fined £60 for pushing his motorbike across Llanthony Lift Bridge over the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal.

Derby Canal decision soon

Published: Wednesday, 02 February 2011

THERE is to be a decision soon as to whether the restoration of the Derby Canal can go ahead—funds providing.

Thames to get cable car

Published: Monday, 31 January 2011

GREENWICH Council has approved the construction of a cable car across the Thames East of Tower Bridge.

British Waterways transition trustees

Published: Monday, 31 January 2011

THE Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is seeking to appoint seven ‘transition trustees' from April this year.

Paddington Arm thieves problems

Published: Monday, 31 January 2011

THE police have had to be brought in to protect narrowboats on the Paddington Arm that have been  targeted by thieves.