Published on Monday 19 September 2011 11:53
WORK could begin as early as next year to clear miles of overgrown canal which could eventually link Pocklington in Yorkshire’s East Riding back into the region’s historic waterways.
A study into restoring the abandoned section of Pocklington Canal between Canal Head and Melbourne has been given “overwhelming” . . . → Read More: Pocklington Canal – work ‘could start next year’
The Islington Tribune reports:
Safety measures branded ‘virtually useless’ and an obstacle to wheelchair-users
Published: September 16, 2011
by PETER GRUNER
MEASURES to slow down speeding cyclists on narrow towpaths along the Regent’s Canal in Islington were branded “virtually useless” by campaigners for safe walking this week.
The speed humps installed by British Waterways do, . . . → Read More: Bumpy start for speed humps as Regent’s Canal towpath cyclists give them a miss | Islington Tribune
£33M OF INVESTMENT; FAR FROM A DROP IN THE OCEAN
Canal Project Manager
£66,783 p.a. + benefits. Based Stroud, Gloucestershire
Your job is to deliver 6 miles of navigable water through an industrial heritage conservation area within budget and on time. You will be mindful of its carbon footprint, environmental impacts and renewable energy opportunities. . . . → Read More: Canal Project Manager wanted with Stroud District Council
Yesterday we were moored up at Lechade having just celebrated our completion of the Saul to Lechlade Centennial cruise via the Severn Estuary in support of the Cotswold Canal Trust. At around 7:45 am David Walliams passed within feet of our starboard hatch swimming on his way towards Westminster raising money for Sport Relief.
A . . . → Read More: Walliams’ impressive Thames Swim