Narrowboats brought to 'life'

Published: Monday, 26 October 2009

NARROWBOATS have been brought to 'life' in a series of childrens' books, prompted by a child seeing their faces.

No objection to new marina

Published: Monday, 26 October 2009

NEWCASTLE Borough Council's planning officers have no objection to the proposed new marina on the Shropshire Union Canal at Soudley near Market Drayton.

Arnonists fire narrowboat

Published: Monday, 26 October 2009

A BOAT under restoration on the Aylesbury Arm has been fired by arsonists with most of the work destroyed.

Bid for Dudley tunnel centre

Published: Friday, 23 October 2009

A BID has been made to Dudley Council for the construction of a visitor centre at the Dudley Tunnel, it was announced this week.

Narrowboat as getaway 'vehicle'

Published: Friday, 23 October 2009

THIEVES used a narrowboat as a getaway 'vehicle' to make off with five tons of aluminium they had stolen from a Bloxwich company.

Doesn't please everybody

Published: Friday, 23 October 2009

THOUGH there are many boaters looking forward to the opening of the new marina at Audlem, others are very much against it.

Change for giant heads

Published: Thursday, 22 October 2009

THE two giant horses heads planned for the Forth & Clyde Canal, considered a waste of money, are still going ahead but facing a different way.

Support for the lost route to the sea

Published: Wednesday, 21 October 2009

REGULAR readers will be well aware of the sterling work of the Wey & Arun Canal Trust in restoring the 'lost route to the sea'.

Stenson Bridge to be repaired at £200,000

Published: Wednesday, 21 October 2009

THE bridge over the Trent & Mersey Canal at Stenson that had its parapet destroyed when a farmers' trailer toppled through it, is to be repaired at an estimated cost of £200,000.

Crime pays for two boats

Published: Monday, 19 October 2009

MANY boaters have met Adrian Lane, one of the riverside rangers on the Leicester section of the Soar, whose small team have won a bid for funds from the Leicester & Rutland Criminal Justice Board.