Environment Agency into charitable status three years later

Published: Monday, 28 February 2011

THE government statement on the transfer of state-owned waterways into a new waterways charity, shows that the Environment Agency navigations will follow, but not until 2015.

Two Bath bridges to be restored

Published: Monday, 28 February 2011

A PROJECT is underway by British Waterways to restore two bridges over the Kennet & Avon Canal at the Bath Locks at a cost of £190,000.

One day's haul

Published: Monday, 28 February 2011

IN A SINGLE day last week 20 shopping trolleys, eight cycles and even two sets of goalposts were dragged from the Grand Union Canal in Leamington.

Timothy West backs volunteers

Published: Monday, 28 February 2011

ACTOR and boater Timothy West, has joined British Waterways in its urge to get volunteers on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

Don't hide your light...

Published: Saturday, 26 February 2011

THOUGH there is a reduction in waterway events being organised this year, for various reasons, it is perhaps more important than ever to make sure yours is noticed.

River Great Ouse boater prosecuted

Published: Friday, 25 February 2011

A BOATER on the River Great Ouse has been prosecuted for having no licence for his boat, and convicted by magistrates.

Barclaycard volunteer

Published: Friday, 25 February 2011

BRITISH Waterways have snapped-up Barclaycard London as a volunteer to adopt a stretch of the Regent's Canal, it was announced today—Friday.

Severn boats stolen

Published: Friday, 25 February 2011

AN EMERGENCY boat belonging to the emergency services Severn Unit Maritime Volunteer Service has been stolen and another damaged.

Hooray for the Hollingwood heroes

Published: Thursday, 24 February 2011

A GROUP of volunteers helped the Chesterfield Canal Trust to clear out a lock in dreadful weather conditions over a weekend in early February on the Chesterfield Canal.

Concert for narrowboat project

Published: Wednesday, 23 February 2011

A CONCERT is being held to raise money to help refurbish the South West Herts Narrowboat Project narrowboat Dick's Folly.