Daventry Canal again

Published: Wednesday, 09 March 2011

STILL another attempt is being made to build a canal into Daventry, with an application for planning permission to be submitted later this month.

British Waterways the best name

Published: Monday, 07 March 2011

BRITISH Waterways followed by British Waterways Trust had the greatest appeal as a name change for the new charitable status we are told.

More body parts expected

Published: Monday, 07 March 2011

THE police have intimated that in addition to the human leg found in the Louth Canal, more parts are expected to be discovered.

Memories of Bingley Five Rise wanted

Published: Monday, 07 March 2011

BRITISH Waterways is asking for people with old photographs of Bingley Five Rise Locks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, that they may have stored away, to share them.

Massive load by water

Published: Monday, 07 March 2011

THE Ribble was used on Sunday to deliver a 270 tonnes transformer section to an electricity sub station.

Human leg in lock

Published: Monday, 07 March 2011

A HUMAN leg has been discovered in Tetney Lock on the Louth Canal, near to where it meets the Humber Estuary.

Further Wilts & Berks Canal opens

Published: Friday, 04 March 2011

ANOTHER stretch of the Wilts and Berks Canal has been completed, with a trip boat planned.

Man dies after boat leap

Published: Friday, 04 March 2011

IT WAS all good fun for the men, leaping off the wall onto a narrowboat in the Albert Dock in Liverpool, but one missed, and is now dead.

Barn owls for Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Published: Thursday, 03 March 2011

NEW barn owl nest boxes have been installed today (Thursday) at Tunnel End Reservoir next to Standedge Tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal in a bid to help the plight of this threatened bird and help them flourish in some canal side homes.

Moorings for shopping

Published: Thursday, 03 March 2011

IN THE past it was impossible to get a mooring outside the Tesco store in  Aylesbury on the branch of the Grand Union Canal as all the towpath was taken up by the resident continuous moorers.