Boat killer gets 12 years jail

Published: Thursday, 23 July 2009

THE man who stabbed his partner and his best friend to death after he found them having sex on his narrowboat has been jailed for 12 years.

Boat lift or a wheel for Daventry

Published: Thursday, 23 July 2009

A BOAT lift or even a wheel are the preferred options for a new canal arm—at Daventry.

Trent hydro-electric scheme would cause drastic flooding

Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2009

PLANS to install an hydro-electric plant at Sawley Weir on the Trent above Sawley Cut would necessitate raising it, which in turn would cause drastic flooding at Sawley Marina and the Cut.

Boater will be tried for manslaughter

Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2009

THE man who was arrested for the killing of boater David Tweddle during a mooring argument at Garstang on the Lancaster Canal has been charged and bailed.

First signs of Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway

Published: Monday, 20 July 2009

AT LONG last there is the first tangible signs of the proposed Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway actually taking shape.

£400 millions freight terminal

Published: Monday, 20 July 2009

PLANNING permission has been granted for a £400 millions port and cargo hub that it is claimed will create more than 2,000 jobs.

More waterfront housing

Published: Monday, 20 July 2009

THE latest plans for waterfront housing in on the former site of Mexborough Power Station on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation.

Aqueduct planned for the Ashby

Published: Sunday, 19 July 2009

PLANS have just been revealed for the proposals for the extension of the derelict Ashby Canal which include an aqueduct over Measham High Street.

BW Annual Report and Accounts published

Published: Saturday, 18 July 2009
BRITISH Waterways has just published its Annual Report and Accounts, and very upbeat it is too.

Lancaster death was boat rage

Published: Friday, 17 July 2009

THE latest twist to the tragic story of the boater's death on the Lancaster Canal is that it was boat rage, with two narrowboats attempting to get into the moorings and colliding.