Marathon on the Leeds & Liverpool

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

MARATHON runner Gavin Griffiths will be tacking his 23rd marathon on 26 miles of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal towpath.

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New cycleway on the Shroppie

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

PART of the Shropshire Union Canal towpath around Chester is to be upgraded to a cycleway.

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More objections to HS2

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

CAMPAIGNERS against the new HS2 high speed train route are to highlight its effect on areas near the Trent.

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Middlewich breach repaired in five weeks

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

Alas, do not get too exited, as it is certainly not the current one.

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Major feature on canal living

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

IN THE last couple of weeks the Financial Times Weekend edition has carried a major feature about canal living, writes Roger Fox.

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First boats across Surrey/Sussex border

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

FOR the first time since late last century boats were able to navigate across the Surrey/Sussex county border on the Wey & Arun Canal.

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Volunteers needed for engine safety monitoring system

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

RIVER Canal Rescue is calling for volunteers to help test a new monitoring system.

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Young girl dragged off towpath and sexually assaulted

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

 A TEN years old young girl was dragged off the Ashton Canal towpath on to wasteland and sexually assaulted.

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Is it blocked, breached or just empty?

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

A POUND on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal is empty, but we are not told how or why.

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Scottish canals could be closed

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

THE Forth & Clyde and Union canals are deteriorating so fast that they are facing 'progressive failure'.

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