Towpath Talk

Owd Lanky Boaters tackle the ivy

COLIN Ogden and the Owd Lanky Boaters team have been cutting away the dense ivy on Natland road bridge 182 on the in-filled section of the Lancaster Canal.  Said Geoff Round, up from the...

IWA responds to latest HS2 route consultation

THE Inland Waterways Association has responded to HS2’s consultation on design refinements to the Secretary of State for Transport’s preferred route for the HS2 Phase 2b route. IWA has serious concerns over the impact...

From cars to canal boats

Phil Pickin meets the team at the Bickerstaffe Boat Company. PEOPLE come to boating in some unusual ways and none more unorthodox than husband and wife team Kevin and Susan Kenny who, after spending...

Canal art exhibition at Audlem Mill

AUDLEM Mill will host the 10th annual Canal Art Exhibition throughout April. Held in conjunction with the Guild of Waterway Artists, it will be open every day from Sunday April 2 to Saturday April...

Marina celebrates first birthday

WHITE Mills Marina will be celebrating its first birthday by hosting an open weekend on Saturday and Sunday April 1-2. The 141-berth marina which is situated at Lock 9 on the River Nene in...

Film evening to show trust at work

NORTH Walsham & Dilham Canal Trust’s will show two films of its restoration work on Thursday March 30. The event is being held at The Atrium, next to the sports centre in Spencer Avenue,...

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