Goods by boat

Published: Monday, 22 March 2010

A MANUFACTURER of door furniture has 'commissioned  a freight narrowboat' to transport goods from Wolverhampton to the Olympics site.

Fence to stop students falling in

Published: Monday, 22 March 2010

ANOTHER waterway has had a fence to stop people falling into the water and drowning.

Events calendar

Published: Sunday, 21 March 2010

AS THE boating season gets under way, and boating organisations arrange their attractions, it is of course important to advertise them.

Narrowboat sinks on moorings

Published: Saturday, 20 March 2010

The other day I went for a wander around Fradley Junction, and above Shadehouse lock, at the far end of the 14 days moorings I came across something very sad, writes Ralph Freeman.

Insurance scheme up and running

Published: Friday, 19 March 2010

BOTH the IWA and Navigators & General have told us that the scheme to provide combined insurance with River Canal Rescue is up and running.

BW promise temporary water supply

Published: Friday, 19 March 2010

WITH the collapse of the retaining wall by the water point at Fradley Junction, the supply had to be cordoned off, with no water available for boaters.

Keep away from Chasewater

Published: Friday, 19 March 2010

AS THE rescue of fish is taking place from the draining Chasewater Reservoir, people are risking the mud to see what is happening, causing great concern.

Body found was missing student

Published: Friday, 19 March 2010

THE police have confirmed that the body discovered in the Grand Union Canal in Leicester is indeed that of the missing student.

Authority to rethink charges

Published: Thursday, 18 March 2010

THE campaign led by actress Susan Penhaligon, who moors her boat on the  Thames, at Brentford, looks like getting the authority to rethink its increased mooring charges.

Replacing the graffiti

Published: Thursday, 18 March 2010

AS PART of the Towpath Tidy event, a mural was produced to replace the offending graffiti on a waterway bridge at Kirklees on the Calder & Hebble Navigation.