Aylesbury Arm open

Published: Friday, 28 April 2017

THE Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal has been re-opend after the closure at locks 10 and 11.  The closure—as are those at three other locks—was to ' reduce water loss'.

Burgled narrowboat sinks

Published: Friday, 28 April 2017

A cruiser style narrowboat left unattended at the top of the Coventry Canal near Fradley has been burgled and has now sunk.

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Keep clear of 15 miles of the Shroppie

Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

THE part of the Shropshire Union Canal around Market Drayton will be a definite no-no for boaters during a day in August, as the national angling championships will be taking place.

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Two more people drown in the Avon

Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

A MAN and a woman drowned when their car plunged into the Avon at Bristol in the same location that two men died in another car that went into the river last year.

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They are a menace

Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

AS A single-hander, the one thing that gets me more than anything else when cruising is the people that Amy Dickerson wrote about this morning, leaving gates open and paddles up, writes Tom Redway.

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Lazy boaters just don't care

Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

I MOORED below Gothersley Lock on the Staffs & Worcs this afternoon. Only two boats have passed me this afternoon, both
passing at tick-over, writes Amy Dickerson.

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Ellesmere Port Museum exhibition

Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

AN EXHIBITION of the work of Eric Gaskell is to take place at the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port during the next few months.

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Cavalcade ready for this week-end

Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

WITH just two days to go, all is ready for this week-end's Inland Waterways Association's annual Canalway Cavalcade, with nearly all the participants ready to put on its colourful show.

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Coombeswood Canal Trust Open Weekend

Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017

THE Coombeswood Canal Trust will be holding its Bi-annual Open Weekend during May and commemorating the 50th anniversary of when Stewart and Lloyds shut down at Coombeswood in 1964.

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Another lock closed to 'reduce water loss'

Published: Wednesday, 26 April 2017

THE closure situation is the worst it ever has been at the beginning of a boating season, with already four lock closures announced within a week.

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