Trip boat for Mercia

Published: Monday, 21 March 2011

MERCIA Marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal is looking for interested parties who would relish the opportunity to operate their own trip boat business.

Vikings for Moira Festival

Published: Monday, 21 March 2011

THE annual Moira Canal Festival will see battles staged by the Vikings of Middle England this being the star attraction at this year's event.

Opening up Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

Published: Monday, 21 March 2011

A WAY has been cleared from the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal to the Tone to allow through navigation.

Visitor numbers down

Published: Monday, 21 March 2011

NOTWITHSTANDING the constant propaganda and money spent on promotion that visitor numbers to the waterways will double, the actual numbers have fallen during 2010.

Petition against licence increase

Published: Monday, 21 March 2011

A PETITION has been started on the internet challenging British Waterways' drastic increases in short term boat licences.

British Waterways gets the boaters' view

Published: Saturday, 19 March 2011
BRITISH Waterways management, office and bank side staff saw the boaters' view of its waterways this week.

Email: Keeping the status quo

Published: Friday, 18 March 2011

Someone recently asked if anyone had received a reply from their MP re Board salaries on transfer to Trust, or whatever.

Internet taking over

Published: Friday, 18 March 2011

THE internet is taking over from the waterway magazines, as people prefer instant information rather than monthly, and the interest in boating is declining.

Purton Hulks again in danger

Published: Friday, 18 March 2011

ONCE again the Purton Hulks are in danger, for Natural England, that is supposed to protect such things, has revealed that much of the hulks are not protected.

Another caught

Published: Friday, 18 March 2011

ANOTHER boater has been caught by the Environmental Agency without a licence and taken to court, in addition to those already reported today.