Landslip closes Staffs & Worcs Canal

Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2019

THERE has been a landslip at Wolverley on the Staffs and Worcs Canal that is likely to keep the canal closed for some time, writes Jimmey Lockwood.

We are powerless

Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2019

REFERENCE Victor's recent article ref BW/CaRT purchases, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Shortage of volunteer lock keepers

Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2019

THOUGH Canal & River Trust boasts of its many volunteers, it seems it cannot keep them.

Extending the Bridgewater into Runcorn

Published: Monday, 04 March 2019

THERE have been quite a few schemes for extending the Bridgewater Canal up into Runcorn, and here comes another one.

L&L closed at Burnley until 8th May

Published: Monday, 04 March 2019

MORE problems for the Leeds & Liverpool Canal as it will be closed at Burnley until the 8th May at least.

Police chase car into canal

Published: Monday, 04 March 2019

A CAR in a police chase ended in the Grand Union Canal in Leicester.

Living in a dream world

Published: Monday, 04 March 2019

ONCE again comes the call to use the canals to transport goods to save pulution from lorries that is little more than a dream world.

A new Rule of Operation?

Published: Monday, 04 March 2019

REGARDING the weight restriction on a bridge at Leighton Buzzard, writes Bill Ridgeway.

Victor: Not so good

Published: Sunday, 03 March 2019

BETWEEN them, British Waterways and Canal & River Trust have not shown much aptitude in their choice of investments.

Chesterfield Canal talk at the Winding Wheel

Published: Friday, 01 March 2019


WRITER and historian John Lower will be giving a talk at the Winding Wheel in Chesterfield about the History and Restoration of the Chesterfield Canal.