Success with signs

Published: Wednesday, 20 October 2010

WOKING Borough Council recently erected signs concerning  'Cycle Woking'  on the Basingstoke Canal, with people complaining how awful they were, as was reported in NbW.

Man thrown into canal

Published: Wednesday, 20 October 2010

A MAN was attacked on the towpath of the Rochdale Canal on Sunday (17th October) and thrown into the waterway.

Report reveals bleak outlook for the waterways

Published: Saturday, 02 October 2010

AFTER a two year study, the Inland Waterways Advisory Council (IWAC) has identified 'serious flaws' in the organisation and funding of the inland waterways of England and Wales, believing the outcome to be bleak.

"Dive, dive, dive!"

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

BELIEVE it or not it's a narrowboat, pictured by John Whitehead near Botany Bay on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Dangerous liaisons

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

IN RESPONSE to the words of Michael Shefras I cannot believe that anyone could even begin to think of combining the Environment Agency with British Waterways, writes Pam Pickett.

Boaters' alarming incident

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

IT IS not only carbon monoxide that sets off that alarm but hydrogen too, as two boaters found out.

'BW mutualisation could fail'

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

THAMES User Group (Navigation) coordinator Michael Shefras has warned that should British Waterways 'mutualisation' include Environment Agency navigations it will entail extraordinary upheaval with a risk of failure.

Towpath sex attack

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

A YOUNG woman has been seriously sexually assaulted by a man on the towpath of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Burnley.

Body dumped in Selby Canal

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

THE body of a Chinese man was dumped in the Selby Canal as a result of a dispute over the profit from drugs.

Sulphur free diesel

Published: Friday, 01 October 2010

A DIRECTIVE by the Fuel Quality Directive Transposition states that all gas oils (red diesel) be virtually sulphur free from next January.