What regeneration?

Published: Thursday, 06 January 2011

THE MP Stephen O'Brien has praised the regeneration of the canals including the Trent & Mersey, Shropshire Union and Llangollen.

Sonia gets a gong

Published: Thursday, 06 January 2011

SONIA HOLT, wife of the co-founder of the Inland Waterways Association, Tom Rolt, has been recognised in the Queen's New Years Honours List

Could have been ill or dead!

Published: Wednesday, 05 January 2011

There is another safety aspect to the How safe is your ash story as well, writes Bob Evans.

Dogs, cows and now a horse

Published: Wednesday, 05 January 2011

THE frozen canals have certainly claimed the animals, with dogs and now horses falling through the ice, as well as a cow, which however was lucky and did not fall through.

Police divers to search Grand Union

Published: Wednesday, 05 January 2011

POLICE divers are being considered to search the Grand Union Canal in Leicester, the area where 67 years old Arthur Prosser is believed to have walked.

Comment—Replacing the workforce

Published: Wednesday, 05 January 2011

OUR Allen Richards makes the point that British Waterways directors are now faced with the challenge of convincing both workforce and public that staff will not be sacked simply to be replaced by volunteer labour.

Stupid cows too!

Published: Monday, 03 January 2011

IT IS not only stupid people who risk drowning from walking on the frozen canals, but animals too.

Two missing from capsized boat

Published: Monday, 03 January 2011

A BOAT with six passengers capsized on the freezing Thames, with two passengers still missing.

Another falls through the ice

Published: Monday, 03 January 2011

Another man has been found dead in a waterway after falling through the ice on the Erewash Canal.

Dogs hung on canal bridge

Published: Monday, 03 January 2011

A WOMAN received a terrible shock when she discovered two dogs hung by their necks from Fairfield Bridge 46 on the Ashby Canal.