BW could face charge

Published: Thursday, 20 January 2011

BRITISH Waterways may face a charge of contempt of court if it fails to provide information within the next month following a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

Licensing blues

Published: Monday, 17 January 2011

THE recent holiday it seems has put a spanner in the works of British Waterways licensing authority in Leeds.

Money for Mon & Brec

Published: Monday, 17 January 2011

The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal in Cwmbran has passed the first stage of a funding award of £32,000.

Visitors invited to inspect lock works

Published: Monday, 17 January 2011

British Waterways is holding an Open Day where people can go down into an empty lock to see how it works.

Drinkers blamed for canal eyesore

Published: Saturday, 15 January 2011

THOUGH supposed to be a beauty spot, the Springs Branch of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal was turned into an eyesore whilst it was frozen.

Pontcysyllte death was suicide

Published: Saturday, 15 January 2011

THE teenager who jumped off Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on the Llangollen Canal committed suicide.

Shroppie closed as Woodseaves collapses

Published: Friday, 14 January 2011


THE Shropshire Union Canal is closed as Woodseaves Cutting has collapsed closing the waterway today. (Friday)

Vandals dump kid's bus in canal

Published: Friday, 14 January 2011
VANDALS stole a minibus from outside a Preston nursery, drove it to a canal and dumped it in the water.

Saved drunk from drowning

Published: Friday, 14 January 2011

A WOMAN who helped drag a drowning man from the Erewash Canal is to be commended for her bravery.

Art sheep found in canal

Published: Friday, 14 January 2011

THE long lost art sheep—Ewe Are Here—pushed into the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Skipton last September, has resurfaced in the waterway.