Biggest regeneration ever

Published: Friday, 07 January 2011

THE site for Wirral Waters at Birkenhead, described as the biggest regeneration scheme in the country, was visited by the Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday (Thursday).

Chester wall collapses

Published: Thursday, 06 January 2011

PART of the historic Chester wall by the side of the Shropshire Union Canal in the city has collapsed, blocking the towpath, with rubble falling into the waterway.

Trust gets cash

Published: Thursday, 06 January 2011

CASH has been given to the Rickmansworth Waterways Trust to help cover the cost of an educational co-ordinator.

Weak link causes sinkings

Published: Thursday, 06 January 2011

A WEAK link in glass fibre river boats has caused many to sink in the recent freezing conditions.

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.