No good for boaters

Published: Monday, 14 June 2010

BRITISH Waterways spent thousands on re building the moorings here at Marple, with contractors working away for ages, and now the moorings look great, writes Graham Lambden.

Environmentally friendly narrowboat

Published: Friday, 11 June 2010

THE Birmingham University state of the art environmentally friendly narrowboat will be at the Tattenhall Marina open day this week-end.

Narrowboat holed cruiser and left

Published: Friday, 11 June 2010

A NARROWBOAT struck and holed a cruiser  on the Kennet & Avon Canal at All Cannings, then left the scene leaving it sinking.

Searching for burried narrowboat

Published: Friday, 11 June 2010

TO ATTEMPT to discover the whereabouts of the buried narrowboat in the abandoned Burslem Canal in Stoke, technology has been brought it.

Regents ramp is to alleviate conflict

Published: Friday, 11 June 2010

THE redesign of the ramp on the Regents Canal is needed to help alleviate conflict between towpath cyclists and pedestrians, who have right of way on the canal towpath, British Waterways Waterway Manager Jon Guest, writes.

Deer dying in Fossdyke

Published: Thursday, 10 June 2010

IT IS estimated that 16 dead deer have been pulled from the Fossdyke Navigation in the past six weeks.

Narrowboat hijacking for burglary

Published: Thursday, 10 June 2010

Burglars hijacked a narrowboat on the Nottingham Canal to gain access to a canalside door to raid newsagents in the city.

Caldon Canal bridge damaged

Published: Thursday, 10 June 2010

A BRIDGE over the Caldon Canal in Milton has been severely damaged by a car ploughing into the parapet.

Towpath tales wanted

Published: Thursday, 10 June 2010

BRITISH Waterways is asking the people of Bath to tell them their tales of the towpath this summer in a bid to record people's memories of the area known as the Bath Flight of Locks.

Is the 'clutter' necessary?

Published: Thursday, 10 June 2010

ONE thing you notice straight away about the Bridgewater Canal is the lack of towpath 'clutter', writes Ralph Freeman.