Flood at Barton Turn

Published: Monday, 24 January 2011

THE lack of regular maintenance struck again, this time at Barton Turn Lock, with only prompt action of locals averting the pub and houses being flooded when the canal overflowed.

BW recognises SUCS work

Published: Friday, 21 January 2011

BRITISH Waterways has officially recognised the outstanding work the Shropshire Union Canal Society has done over the years.

MIssing man found in canal

Published: Friday, 21 January 2011

THE body of Arthur Prosser, who has been missing for six weeks has been found in the Grand Union Canal near the Walker Stadium in Leicester.

Everything but narrowboats—yet

Published: Friday, 21 January 2011

THE restoration of part of the Thames & Medway Canal is near completion but will be for everything but narrowboats for the present.

Houseboats for Hayes

Published: Friday, 21 January 2011

THERE are plans for a wharf in Hayes on the Grand Union Canal to accommodate  nine houseboats.

New bridge for Lee

Published: Friday, 21 January 2011

FUNDING has been secured to build a foot and cycle bridge over the Lee Navigation in Bow.

Boaters face 25% increase

Published: Thursday, 20 January 2011

WITH the Cam Conservators facing a shortfall of £50,000, boaters on the river are facing a 25% increase in fees.

Development underway at last

Published: Thursday, 20 January 2011

AFTER years of arguing between various parties, the massive Bath riverside development is underway at last.

Towpath fouling cost £290

Published: Thursday, 20 January 2011

IT COST a man whose dog fouled a canal towpath, and didn't clean it up, a total of £290.

Totally pointless and stupid

Published: Thursday, 20 January 2011

MANY boaters have contacted us concerning the new British Waterways scheme to choose a new name for its new waterways charity, with one, Graham Phillips summing up most with the words totally pointless and stupid.