Now we know

Published: Friday, 04 May 2018

THE stoppage on the Macclesfield Canal we now learn is an investigation.

But Canal & River Trust tells us that this is going slower than expected.  The waterway is of course still closed.

Niffany Swing Bridge breaks again

Published: Thursday, 03 May 2018

FOR the third time in ten months Niffany Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is out of action.

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Yet another stoppage excuse from CaRT

Published: Thursday, 03 May 2018

OVER the past few months we have witnessed a plethora of excuses from Canal & River Trust for stoppages, but they keep coming!

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Boating on the Wilts & Berks

Published: Thursday, 03 May 2018

IT MAY be a massive undertaking, but the disused Wilts & Berks canal is slowly coming into use.

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Skipton Waterway Festival

Published: Thursday, 03 May 2018

THIS Saturday will see the start of the big Bank Holiday weekend’s Skipton Waterway Festival.

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Macclesfield Canal closed

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

TODAY (Wednesday) the Macclesfield Canal was closed between Bridges 38 and 39, adding to the list of unavigable canals, but with no reason whatsoever given by Canal & River Trust, Keith Gudgin tells us.

Boat broker gets fours years jail

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

A Nottingham boat broker has been jailed for four years for conning boaters out of their boats.

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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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