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.

Money for National Waterways Museum

Published: Wednesday, 09 June 2010

THE National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port, in partnership with National Historic Ships, has received £110,000 from Heritage Lottery Fund's ‘Skills for the Future' programme to help expand its successful Heritage Boatyard operation.

Diesel in Grand Union

Published: Wednesday, 09 June 2010

A NARROWBOAT has sunk at Aspley Basin Quay on the Grand Union Canal spilling a huge quantity of diesel into the waterway.

On the verge of complete restoration

Published: Wednesday, 09 June 2010

THOUGH people at Droitwich are complaining that the restoration of the Barge Canal has come to a stop, British Waterways has contacted the local newspaper and told that it was 'on the verge of complete restoration'.

Habitat flourishing

Published: Monday, 07 June 2010

COMMUNITIES and visitors are being invited to see first hand how a partnership between British Waterways and Mother Nature is flourishing along the Barge Canal in Droitwich, a spokesman tells us.