Idiots galore

Published: Monday, 03 January 2011

PEOPLE are ignoring warning that the ice on canals is not safe, and even jumping about on the frozen waterways.

The show goes on

Published: Monday, 03 January 2011

THOUGH virtually everything came to a standstill over the recent bad weather, it did not stop the Stourbridge Santa Boat Trips operating on the Stourbridge Canal.

More boat fires

Published: Monday, 03 January 2011

THE recent cold spell has brought more boat fires, with two  reported within the last seven days.

Doubts over new marina

Published: Monday, 03 January 2011

THE plan to construct a new marina on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal could be another that never sees the light of day.

Where is the money coming from?

Published: Thursday, 30 December 2010

DESPITE this being a season of goodwill, I cannot relate the British Waterways management's apparently relaxed attitude to the future funding of our waterways, writes Mike Stone.

Woman dies rescuing her dog

Published: Wednesday, 29 December 2010

A WOMAN was found with her dog under the ice of the frozen Cherwell—part of the Oxford Canal.

Kennet & Avon 200 years old today

Published: Tuesday, 28 December 2010

THE Kennet & Avon Canal is 200 years old today (28th December) and is still in being solely through the efforts of the Kennet & Avon Trust.

Shiplake best kept lock

Published: Tuesday, 28 December 2010

SHIPLAKE Lock won the award as the 'Best Kept Lock' on the Thames, the result of the vote in the Environment Agency's 2010 Thames Waterways Awards.

Dog found his masters' body

Published: Friday, 24 December 2010

MORE details have been released of the boater who drowned in the Kennet & Avon Canal at Devizes earlier this week.

Keep off the ice

Published: Thursday, 23 December 2010

IN ADDITION to warnings for people to stay off the frozen canals, they are even venturing onto the riskier Broads waters.