A bit of bribery

Published: Friday, 11 March 2011

SCHOOL children picking litter from their estate in Swinton, were rewarded by a trip on a narrowboat and goodies for their efforts.

Dredging tested after swan deaths

Published: Friday, 11 March 2011

TEN swans  have died, and others are 'dangerously ill' on a canal, within ten days after it had been dredged.

Another lorry stuck at Nantwich

Published: Friday, 11 March 2011

IT HAPPENS all too regularly—lorries getting stuck under a canal bridge on the Shropshire Union Canal.

Six charged over body parts

Published: Thursday, 10 March 2011

THOUGH police are still searching for remaining body parts concerning the human leg that was found, six men have been charged.

Thames World Pooh Sticks

Published: Thursday, 10 March 2011

THE World Pooh Sticks Championship is scheduled once again to take place on the Thames, with the organisers hoping for better conditions.

Coventry Canal thefts

Published: Thursday, 10 March 2011

IT SEEMS unbelievable why thieves should want high voltage warning signs, but these are being stolen from the Coventry Canal.

What hope for British Waterways?

Published: Wednesday, 09 March 2011

British Waterways has given a glowing report of the Stoke Bruerne Waterways Museum on the Grand Union Canal on its website.

MP visits National Waterways Museum

Published: Wednesday, 09 March 2011

THE MP for Wirral South, Alison McGovern, having an interest both in young trainees and in heritage, visited the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port last week.

Comment—Too many marinas

Published: Wednesday, 09 March 2011

IT WAS way back in 2004 that, with a boom in boat building, the shortage of marina berths was critical, with not a single marina berth constructed during that year.

Coronation Street waterway problems

Published: Wednesday, 09 March 2011

THE makers of ITV's Coronation Street are concerned that filming at its new studios that have been built near Salford Quays, could be interrupted by the noise from the nearby waterway.