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Wednesday 29 July

Today's news from the web

  • Park & float sets sail for school holidays waterscape.com

    Following a hugely successful pilot trial on spring Bank Holiday weekend, Doncaster's first ‘Park & Float’ scheme will be cruising down the River Don each Sunday throughout August to some of the Borough’s finest tourist spots. ...


Tuesday 28 July

Today's news from the web

  • Workers clean up Walsall’s waterways expressandstar.com

    Workers made redundant in the recession are helping clear up Walsall’s waterways as part of a community scheme aimed at helping them back into jobs. The group have been busy painting lock gates and bridges as well as litter picking along the Birchills stretch of Walsall Canal. ...

  • Wayward lorry makes a big splash expressandstar.com

    Two refuse workers had to scramble to safety when their lorry toppled into a canal in a Staffordshire village. Both men escaped unharmed, as the lorry slid on to its side and was partly submerged. The drama happened in Ivy Court, Acton Trussell, at about 2.30pm yesterday. ...


Monday 27 July

Today's news from the web

  • Llangollen Canal breach waterscape.com

    At approximately 6am on Monday 27 July the Llangollen Canal suffered a breach at Grindley Brook. Traffic at this point of the canal has been temporarily suspended and British Waterways has contacted customers, hire boat bases and residents from two local homes which were affected. ...

  • Dutch vandals chuck tiny Smart cars in Amsterdam canals thesun.co.uk

    Smart car owners have been left Smarting over a new craze — for chucking their motors into canals. ...

  • New business takes a punt on East London waterscape.com

    British Waterways licenses the capital's first punts on the Regent's Canal in East London today. The new hire service in Mile End offers visitors an unusual way to enjoy the historic canal, get closer to the waterway environment, and learn the quintessentially English skill of punting. ...

  • Feasibility Study into Lichfield Canal is unveiled thelichfieldblog.co.uk

    The Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust has launched its Feasibility Study for the Lichfield Canal. The Study was commissioned from engineering consultants W.S. Atkins and sets out an achievable route for the Lichfield Canal from Ogley Junction, Brownhills to Huddlesford Junction, Whittington. ...

  • Noise protest over Foulridge canal ‘bistro’ plans burnleycitizen.co.uk

    Angry Foulridge residents have hit out at plans for a late-night “bistro” next to the canal. An application has been submitted to Pendle Council to sell alcohol until 2am every day of the week at Cafe Cargo, on Foulridge Wharf, Colne. ...

  • Deaf holidaymakers' boat rescued getreading.co.uk

    Fire fighters were called out after youths untied a moored cruiser and sent it floating off down the River Thames on Friday night. ...

  • Costumed visitors at traditional boat rally henleystandard.co.uk

    The Thames Traditional Boat Rally at the weekend recorded one of the biggest attendances in the event’s history. ...


Thursday 23 July

Today's news from the web

  • 12-year sentence for boat murder independent.co.uk

    A man who stabbed his partner and his best friend to death when he found them having sex on his canal boat was jailed for 12 years today. ...

  • Officials ask for patience over Cotswolds project stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk

    Project manager Paul Coupe said: "Our message to people is just be patient. We are trying to get people to understand that before starting the work there are literally hundreds of issues to manage." ...

  • Inclined plane or A-frame lift for Daventry? daventrytoday.co.uk

    A WORLD-FIRST boat lift design is one of two on the table for Daventry's proposed canal arm. ...

  • Full steam ahead for sale of historic boat berrowsjournal.co.uk

    A VICTORIAN pleasure steamer with links to Worcester’s river Severn history has been put up for sale – 30 years after being saved from the breaker’s yard. ...

  • Canal transport helps to repair railway epworthbells.co.uk

    Network Rail has also utilised the existing rail system and the nearby Stainforth and Keadby Canal to transport material, minimising impact on the surrounding road network. ...


Tuesday 21 July

Today's news from the web

  • Waterways museum welcomes new manager waterscape.com

    The National Waterways Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of John Inch as General Manager of the National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port. ...

  • Purton's forgotten hulks come to the BBC waterscape.com

    Following their national exposure on the BBC's geographical programme, 'Coast', the Purton Hulks are destined to make a welcome return to our television screens later in the autumn. ...

  • Budget cap costs River Thames police job news.bbc.co.uk

    A group of MPs has asked Surrey's Chief Constable to rethink cutting police cover on the River Thames. ...

  • Hydro-electric plant at Sawley Weir thisisderbyshire.co.uk

    A multimillion-pound hydro-electric plant powering 800 homes could be built in a Derbyshire weir. Two turbines would be installed in the River Trent, near Sawley Marina. ...

  • Queen takes in the ancient Swan Upping ceremony timesonline.co.uk

    The Queen became the first monarch in recorded history to take part in the annual Swan Upping ritual on the River Thames. ...


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