Victor finds the locks are better

Published: Tuesday, 22 May 2018

THE first lock on the Garrison Flight, with its bottom gate cill obviously in a bad state of repair, left us thinking—here we go again!

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Victor gets his first stoppage

Published: Friday, 18 May 2018

WELL, it did not take long—just four days into our cruise and a stoppage.

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Victor takes to the 'terrible six' again

Published: Wednesday, 16 May 2018

IT WAS two years ago that we last ventured up the 'terrible six' of the Trent & Mersey Canal but now there is a difference.

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Victor: Hoping for better things

Published: Sunday, 13 May 2018

SO IT'S time for our usual May cruise again, and here's hoping we don't get the stoppages that we hit last September.

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Dawn Rose to the Erewash

Published: Sunday, 13 May 2018

THERE is only a single original Chesterfield Canal boat in existence, all the others having rotted away, writes Rod Auton.

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Belvoir Castle holds up Grantham restoration

Published: Friday, 11 May 2018

IT WAS way back in 2015 that the Grantham Canal Society approached Belvoir Castle Estates for permission to gain access to the derelict Lock 14.

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Six new directors for Canal & River Trust

Published: Friday, 11 May 2018

THE Canal & River Trust has appointed six new regional directors, it states 'to drive the next phase of the organisation’s development'.

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Police took no action on stolen boat

Published: Thursday, 10 May 2018

I WAS not at all surprised to read that the police had not taken action against the man who stole the boat, [London Marathon cheat steals narrowboat] writes Leslie Graham.

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This is getting ridiculous

Published: Thursday, 10 May 2018

IT TAKES some believing but the Leeds & Liverpool has yet another swing bridge failure!

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Two repaired—another broken on L&L

Published: Wednesday, 09 May 2018

THE two broken swing bridges on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal have been repaired but another is out of action!

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