The reason why

Published: Wednesday, 25 August 2010

ALL of you must have noticed the Google advertisements that have appeared down the left hand column, so perhaps I should explain.

The big con revealed

Published: Tuesday, 24 August 2010

THE CON is British Waterways telling all and sundry that its property portfolio was contributing some £45 millions towards maintaining our canals—it is not.

There's a shark in the water...

Published: Monday, 23 August 2010

THE latest suspect scheme from British Waterways is a radio controlled shark patrolling its canals—to point out the dangers, reveals Victor Swift.

Little chance of Leeds & Liverpool opening

Published: Monday, 23 August 2010

THE Leeds & Liverpool  Canal is still closed, and the reservoirs very low.

The grass is greener?

Published: Monday, 23 August 2010

I've been living aboard my boat  in Cambridge for the last three years, and would like to add some comments on David Hymer's recent article, writes  Michael Prior-Jones.

Added 'attraction' for Stroud Canal

Published: Monday, 23 August 2010

NOT particularly a wanted attraction however, for a man has dumped his unwanted boa constrictor in the waterway.

Drowned man had taken drugs

Published: Sunday, 22 August 2010
THE inquest on the man who drowned in the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Wigan was told that the man had taken a cocktail of drugs, and would have been under their influence.

Towpaths not very safe

Published: Sunday, 22 August 2010
IN RESPONSE to the 'how safe are the towpaths?' article can I please reply by saying 'not very', writes Ian Waters.

Will Gloucester be sacrificed?

Published: Sunday, 22 August 2010

THERE is every possibility that the Gloucester Waterways Museum will be sacrificed for the sake of Ellesmere Port and Stoke Bruerne museums.

Derby decision delayed

Published: Sunday, 22 August 2010

THOUGH the decision as to whether permission will be granted for the restoration of the Derby Canal was expected earlier this month it will not now be given until the end of September.