Man pushed into canal

Published: Sunday, 07 October 2018

A MAN walking his dog along the towpath of the Staffs & Worcs Canal near Bradley, has been pushed into the water.

Only a short stretch of canal

Published: Sunday, 07 October 2018

HELEN CRIPPS asks about the Grantham Canal, writes John Bamford.

Dog bound with duct tape

Published: Sunday, 07 October 2018

A DOG has been found on the Leeds & Liverpool  Canal towpath with its feet tied with duct tape.

They do not realise

Published: Friday, 05 October 2018

I HAVE had recourse to speak to hirers at locks on the Llangollen and it is obvious they do not know what a canal should be like. writes Ben Dayton.

That's different!

Published: Friday, 05 October 2018

THE  Wey & Arun Canal Trust certainly know how to get interest in its restoration when it unveiled its latest renovation project, a slipway located on Dunsfold Park on the Surrey/West Sussex border.

Expensive car knocked into the Regent's Canal

Published: Thursday, 04 October 2018

IT Was really bad luck for the owner of an expensive classic 356 Speedster it being knocked into the Regents Canal by a passing van.

Why not start at the beginning?

Published: Thursday, 04 October 2018

WITH so many canals closed and under restrictions we took to the rivers for our long cruise this year, writes Helen Cripps.

A blinkered view of the Llangollen Canal

Published: Thursday, 04 October 2018

IN REPLY to Geoff Hardy's uneventful, fully maintenance free, enjoyable cruise on the Llangollen Canal, writes Wayne Abbott. 

Two speeding hire boats sink narrowboat

Published: Thursday, 04 October 2018

TWO hire boats manned by drunks speeding against each other swamped and sank a resident's boat leaving him homeless.

No maintenance problems

Published: Wednesday, 03 October 2018

WHEN considering a canal holiday I read your site and was worried about the many complaints about the canals state of lack of maintenance, writes Geoff Hardy.