Canal Trust volunteers ‘Heritage Heroes'

Published: Friday, 10 December 2010

THE Wey & Arun Canal Trust volunteers have been thanked for their endeavours in getting the canal under the High Street at Loxwood, after 130 years of the route being blocked.

Another water taxi service planned

Published: Friday, 10 December 2010

REGULAR readers of narrowboatworld will be well aware of the many water taxi schemes that have been attempted but have come to nought, and now there is another.

Recession hits another waterway scheme

Published: Thursday, 09 December 2010

IT WAS billed as the flagship housing regeneration scheme, but Hanley's City Waterside like many others, has virtually stopped.

First letting at Worcester

Published: Thursday, 09 December 2010

THE commercial sector of The Waterside development in Worcester has at last had its first commercial letting.

EA dredger driver dies in waterway.

Published: Thursday, 09 December 2010

A ENVIRONMENT Agency worker died when the 27 ton vehicle he was operating to dredge the Old Bedford River, collapsed into the waterway between Ely and Chatteris.

Fire destroys another narrowboat

Published: Wednesday, 08 December 2010

A NARROWBOAT was destroyed by fire yesterday (Tuesday) on the Staffs & Worcs Canal that was caused by the boat's stove.

The big freeze

Published: Wednesday, 08 December 2010

RESIDENT boaters and continuous cruisers will need little reminding that we are in a big freeze, as the waterways are well frozen.

Etruria Museum to close

Published: Monday, 06 December 2010

MANY boaters passing through Stoke Flight on the Trent & Mersey Canal have visited the Etruria Industrial Museum by the side of the locks, but not for much longer.

Thames narrowboat fire

Published: Monday, 06 December 2010

A NARROWBOAT on the Thames at Oxford has been badly damaged by fire.

More lock gates replaced

Published: Monday, 06 December 2010

ONE morning last week, in freezing conditions and snow, the British Waterways team continued its work on the Kennet & Avon Canal.