Canoeing on the Llangollen Canal

Published: Thursday, 25 May 2017

THE Canal & River Trust is encouraging canoeing on the Llangollen Canal, stating it is to become easier and safer thanks to a new canal guide and three new slipways created by the Trust.

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'Severe leak' closed Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Published: Thursday, 25 May 2017

THE Leeds & Liverpool Canal was closed again yesterday, (Wednesday) this time for a 'severe leak', at Whitebirk Aqueduct near Blackburn.

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'Leaks' close Rochdale for two weeks

Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

STILL another closure on the Rochdale Canal, but this time serious as the waterway is leaking and will be closed for an estimated two weeks.

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Operation overkill

Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

WHEN a man fell into the Tring Summit of the Grand Union Canal it needed at least four ambulances, three fire engines, countless police cars and a helicopter to rescue him!

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Trent & Mersey closed after body discovered

Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

THE pound between Swarkstone and Stenson locks on the Trent & Mersey Canal was closed to navigation yesterday, (Tuesday) together with surrounding roads after Police were informed of a body of a woman in the waterway.

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Over £3millions to restore roundhouse

Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

THE Canal & River Trust in partnership with the National Trust are to 'revitalise' the Grade II listed Birmingham Roundhouse into a city base 'from which to explore Birmingham’s famous canals by foot, bike or boat'.

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More hydropower from the Thames

Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

ANOTHER hydro-power scheme on the Thames has been opened, generating electricity following seven months construction.

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Another silly scheme from CaRT

Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

NOT only a silly scheme but a very one dangerous too, as the people at Canal & River Trust are to allow canoeists into tunnels.

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Macclesfield, Rochdale and Aire & Calder closed

Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017

THE week certainly did not start very well for boaters, with three failures resulting in the Macclesfield and Rochdale canals and Aire & Calder Navigation being closed.

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Dredging the Macclesfield

Published: Monday, 22 May 2017

I AM afraid that Helen Cripps is going to be disappointed if she believes that CaRT is going to dredge the bridges of the Macclesfield Canal, writes, T. Lang.

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