100 attractions at festival

Published: Monday, 19 April 2010

THE Chesterfield Canal Festival that is being held in Worksop, by Morse Lock, promises to be the best yet.

Don't blame BW

Published: Monday, 19 April 2010
PEOPLE, businesses and even a councillor are blaming British Waterways for the litter along the towpath of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal through Nelson.

Anglers under fire

Published: Saturday, 17 April 2010

ANGLERS are under fire in the Forum at the moment, with boaters telling a few home truths.

Handy timber

Published: Friday, 16 April 2010

THE many fences that are being erected around the system by British Waterways are providing handy timber.

Papering over the cracks

Published: Thursday, 15 April 2010

IT WAS good to see Ralph Freeman highlighting the lock next to the Dog & Doublet on the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal as an example of how a gate can be made to fit, writes Allan Richards.

More canals for anglers

Published: Thursday, 15 April 2010

PREVIOUSLY  unlicenced sections of the canal network have been made available to anglers by British Waterways.

Cromford Canal—SSSI or what?

Published: Wednesday, 14 April 2010

MY DAILY commute takes me alongside the formerly restored stretch of the Cromford Canal between Ambergate and Cromford, and for the past three or four weeks, extensive works have been going on involving heavy diggers and other machinery, writes Paul Burke.

Money for Cromford

Published: Wednesday, 14 April 2010

IT WAS the very well known actor Brian Blessed who accepted a cheque for £3,000 on behalf of Friends of Cromford Canal, towards its restoration.

All change—again

Published: Wednesday, 14 April 2010

THE waterways museums at Gloucester and Stoke Bruerne are being re-named, which is to 'emphasise and strengthen their links with their local environment'.

New supermarket by the Staffs & Worcs

Published: Wednesday, 14 April 2010

A NEW supermarket has just been opened  by the Staffs & Worcs Canal at Wombourne.