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.

Leak still being investigated

Published: Saturday, 22 August 2009

THE cause of the leak at Shebdon Embankment is still being investigated, British Waterways have announced, but have confirmed that its repair will take several weeks.

BW successfully prosecute speedster

Published: Friday, 21 August 2009
BRITISH Waterways has successfully prosecuted a boater for speeding at Brayford Pool, which cost her £347.

Want a cheaper bridge

Published: Friday, 21 August 2009

PROTESTERS against Bradford on Avon Town Council's £850,000 foot and cycle bridge across the Avon want less council money spending.

No quick-fix for Shroppie breach

Published: Monday, 17 August 2009

THERE will be no quick-fix to the leak on the Shropshire Union Canal, with British Waterways confirming it will take weeks to repair.

Shroppie breach

Published: Sunday, 16 August 2009

THIS is the scene at the breach on the Shropshire Union Canal, with the hole plugged and the leaking stopped.

£10,000 for Droitwich Canal

Published: Saturday, 15 August 2009
GREEN PRINTS charity has given £10,000 towards the restoration of the Droitwich Junction Canal, but not for the waterway itself.

Woman fights off towpath attacker

Published: Saturday, 15 August 2009

A YOUNG woman fought off an attacker as she was walking the towpath of the St. Helen's Canal, after he tried to snatch her handbag.

Local council gives cash for marina

Published: Friday, 14 August 2009
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE County Council has allocated the Beckets Park Partnership £204,845, which completes the funding needed for the £2m marina.

Here we go again

Published: Friday, 14 August 2009

The depressing sight of Tyrley Top Lock on the Shropshire Union Canal closed up to traffic this morning (Friday) because of the problems at Shebdon Embankment. Since the water to feed all of the locks from here to Nantwich has to come past Shebdon, BW have actually remembered to close the locks to stop the pound between here and Knighton being drained, Richard Hall tells us, and with his picture.  The problem is quite serious, and contractors are having to be called in to repair the canal bed.