Another closure on Leeds & Liverpool

Published: Thursday, 03 June 2010

LACK of water has closed another section of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal—between Appley Bridge and Poolstock.

EA could ruin river festival

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2010

THE Environment Agency decided to undertake work on the River Great Ouse in Bedford prior to the Bedford Festival, which could be ruined if the work is not completed.

A bit of a bodge

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2010

BRIDGE 100 on the Oxford Canal is at last being repaired, but our David Hymers was told by one of the workers that it was 'a bit of a bodge'.

Pushed car into canal hoax

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2010

MEN thought it a joke to push a car with its headlights on into a canal on the Middle Level, then call the emergency services stating that a car had left the road.

Pay back time

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2010

CAUGHT on CCTV, three graffiti taggers have been made to clean up the mess they made in Ramsgate, which the towns on the waterways would do well to emulate.

Music on the waterways

Published: Saturday, 29 May 2010

THIS summer will see a band of musicians making a music tour of the Warwickshire Canal System by narrowboat.

The joke that is freight on the waterways

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

THE claim of using its canals for freight by British Waterways is proving to be a joke, as it prefers lorries even when facilities are available.

Valve house proved popular

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

THE opening of the valve house at Horseshoe Falls at the head of the Llangollen Canal for a day in early May proved so popular that it is to be opened again tomorrow, Saturday.

Cyclist drowns in canal

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

THE police have launched an investigation into how a 55 years old  Wigan woman cycled into the Leeds & Liverpool Canal near Bolton.

Conference to promote towpaths

Published: Friday, 28 May 2010

BRITISH Waterways and the Environment Agency are again hosting a conference in Wales to promote the towpaths of their waterways.