Boaters and the Census

Published: Wednesday, 16 March 2011

ALL those living on a boat, whether resident or continuous cruising must complete the 2011 Census, it is a legal requirement.

Wyrley & Essington Canal Pennywort

Published: Wednesday, 16 March 2011

ANOTHER waterway that has succumb  to the aggressive  Floating Pennywort is to have it removed.

Anderton Boat Lift opens

Published: Friday, 11 March 2011

THE Anderton Boat Lift connecting the Trent & Mersey Canal with the Weaver will start its visitor season shortly.

A bit of bribery

Published: Friday, 11 March 2011

SCHOOL children picking litter from their estate in Swinton, were rewarded by a trip on a narrowboat and goodies for their efforts.

Dredging tested after swan deaths

Published: Friday, 11 March 2011

TEN swans  have died, and others are 'dangerously ill' on a canal, within ten days after it had been dredged.

Another lorry stuck at Nantwich

Published: Friday, 11 March 2011

IT HAPPENS all too regularly—lorries getting stuck under a canal bridge on the Shropshire Union Canal.

Six charged over body parts

Published: Thursday, 10 March 2011

THOUGH police are still searching for remaining body parts concerning the human leg that was found, six men have been charged.

Thames World Pooh Sticks

Published: Thursday, 10 March 2011

THE World Pooh Sticks Championship is scheduled once again to take place on the Thames, with the organisers hoping for better conditions.

Coventry Canal thefts

Published: Thursday, 10 March 2011

IT SEEMS unbelievable why thieves should want high voltage warning signs, but these are being stolen from the Coventry Canal.

What hope for British Waterways?

Published: Wednesday, 09 March 2011

British Waterways has given a glowing report of the Stoke Bruerne Waterways Museum on the Grand Union Canal on its website.