Not concerned about Rochdale Canal boaters

Published: Friday, 08 September 2017

I WAS pleased to see that at last you have detailed what it is actually like cruising the Rochdale Canal, though you have to feel for those crews faced with 18 yobs intent upon harm, writes T Lang.

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Yobs killing the Rochdale Canal

Published: Friday, 08 September 2017

THE crews of two boats had a terrifying time working through a lock on the Rochdale Canal as 18 hooded yobs descended on them doing all they could to prevent them working the lock, leaving the men and women badly shaken.

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Boat windows shattered by bullets

Published: Friday, 08 September 2017

THOUGH it is understood the Broads Authority was attempting to keep it quiet it was revealed at its meeting that boats had been targeted with their windows shattered by bullets.

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Repair delay to K&A swingbridge

Published: Friday, 08 September 2017

THIS time it is vandals that have delayed the repair to the Padworth Swingbridge (27) on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

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New Birmingham Canal Festival

Published: Thursday, 07 September 2017

THE Canal & River Trust is organising a new festival to take place along the Birmingham city centre canals.

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Time to check your gas installation

Published: Thursday, 07 September 2017

IT IS Gas Safety Week again, when we are urged to check our boat's installation to make sure there are no leakages.

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Better on the climb to Napton

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

WE RECOVERED our energy at Warwick’s welcoming Saltisford Arm before tackling the journey back to London, writes Roger Fox.

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What a mess

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

A COMMENTATOR on a television program recently told us that this is the new golden age of the canals—to which no doubt Victor would remark 'what utter tosh!', writes Tom Crossley.

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Too slow or too fast?

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

This year we don't seem to be able to please all of the people all of the time, but we try to please some of the people some of the time, writes Julie Bedell.

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K&A still closed at Crofton

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

THOUGH Canal & River Trust state that the level is recovering on the summit pound of the Kennet & Avon Canal the navigation remains closed.

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