Five managers for volunteers

Published: Monday, 08 November 2010

BRITISH Waterways has appointed five new managers to implement a training program for volunteers, ahead of its move into the 'charitable sector'.

Pubs £22 millions in debt

Published: Monday, 08 November 2010

THE pub partnership between British Waterways and Scottish & Newcastle, formed to 'provide cash for the waterways' has shown no profit for the past four years, in fact it has clocked up a massive debt of £22 millions!

It's down to the customer

Published: Monday, 08 November 2010

IT IS not the sellers' place to decide the split when the customer buys diesel, it is down to the customer. That is the law—full stop.

Boater helping hospital

Published: Saturday, 06 November 2010

BOATER, and former athlete George Williams has had his life story published, and devoting its proceeds to charity.

Lorry shuts canal bridge

Published: Saturday, 06 November 2010

A LORRY has struck a canal road bridge at Middlewich on the Trent & Mersey Canal, closing it to all but emergency services.

Museum's future vision

Published: Friday, 05 November 2010

THE National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port has launched a far reaching development plan, setting out a vision for the future of the museum.

White Elephant will cost more

Published: Friday, 05 November 2010

THE cost to the public of the White Elephant, otherwise known as Three Mills Lock (or Prestcott Lock), is set to rise, writes Allan Richards.

Sculpture for K&A

Published: Thursday, 04 November 2010

A NEW sculpture to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Kennet and Avon Canal was unveiled last weekend.

Wendover workers wanted

Published: Thursday, 04 November 2010

THE Wendover Arm Trust is after volunteers for two working parties in November and December.

MP visits restoration sites

Published: Wednesday, 03 November 2010

BUCKINGHAM MP, John Bercow, paid a visit recently to see how the work was progressing on the restoration of the  Buckingham Canal.