Vandals smash Leicester lock

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009
VANDALS have smashed the paddle mechanism of a Leicester Lock, draining the pound and grounding boats.

Carry on Cruising

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009

'Carry on Cruising' is the advice from British Waterways, stating that the Four Counties Ring is still largely open for business, with just a short section around Shebdon Embankment closed for repair.

Children responsible for drained pound

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009
IT HAS been discovered that children with anti-vandal keys are responsible for the continued draining of the pounds at Stourbridge Locks.

Plans for Northwich Swing Bridge

Published: Friday, 28 August 2009

THE plans for the proposed new Riversdale Swing Bridge over the Weaver in Northwich have now been published.

Fell into canal after blacking out

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2009

A MAN walking the towpath of the Lancaster Canal near the Lune Aqueduct, blacked out and fell into the water.

Speeding cyclist landed in canal

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2009

IT WAS extreme sports fanatic Robert Ray obviously going too fast along the towpath of the Grand Union Canal at Tring, when he skidded and landed in the water with his bike.

Vandals drain canal

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2009

A pound of the Stourbridge Canal has been drained by vandals by the Red House Glass Cone attraction at Wordsley.

New Waterways Action Squad

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2009

A GROUP of young people have created a new piece of wall art at the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port to celebrate the start if a major new youth volunteering project and to brighten up a graffiti-covered canal tunnel.

Waterway Recovery Group on the Chesterfield

Published: Monday, 24 August 2009

FOR the past week 13 members of the Waterway Recovery Group have been working on the restoration of the Chesterfield Canal at Renishaw in Derbyshire.

Water level back at Tyrley but as 'quiet as the grave'

Published: Sunday, 23 August 2009

BRITISH Waterways finally got to grips with the water situation at Tyrley and the level was back to normal here on Friday but they were still having problems getting enough down to Audlem and beyond.