Five narrowboats ransacked

Published: Thursday, 31 March 2011

THE Police have reported that five boats have been ransacked at their moorings on the Bridgewater Canal at Lymm.

More top jobs for BW

Published: Thursday, 31 March 2011

BRITISH Waterways may be in the middle of a redundancy programme which will see about 60 office based staff and up to 100 bank side staff made redundant but it appears that it is also recruiting.

BW pensions plans condemned

Published: Thursday, 31 March 2011

THE trade unions UNISON and UNITE are both calling on British Waterways to get back into talks over plans to cut its pension scheme for its workers.

Volunteer recognition award

Published: Thursday, 31 March 2011

VOLUNTEER awards are now coming thick and fast as British Waterways move towards its new charity status, with its dependence on volunteers.

Towpath attack

Published: Thursday, 31 March 2011

A TOWPATH attack, not by a canal but the River Great Ouse at Bedford, when three Asian youths attacked two men walking by the river.

Trust wants its own boat

Published: Thursday, 31 March 2011

AN APPEAL for sponsorship has been launched across the Bedford & Milton Keynes Trust membership, community groups, schools, colleges and local businesses seeking support for the Trust's latest venture—the Bedford Community Boat.

BW welcomes consultation

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2011

BRITISH Waterways has stated it welcomes the start of the three months Government consultation into the future of inland waterways in England and Wales.

Waterways champion for London Mayor?

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2011

THE news that Assembly Member Jenny Jones of the Green Party will stand against Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone in next year's Mayoral election in London should please all who use the city's waterways.

Abandoned boats for sale

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2011

BRISTOL Docks is a favourite place for people to abandon their boats, so Bristol City Council is putting them up for sale.

Clean-up 'treasure'

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2011

A GROUP of volunteers from the Chesterfield Canal Trust and Retford Civic Society, pulled out a wide variety of 'treasure' from the Chesterfield Canal in Retford.