Brownlow Bridge being repaired

Published: Monday, 25 June 2018

WORK has started on the repair the damaged Brownlow Bridge over the Grand Union Canal at Leighton Buzzard.

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Victor: Scotland has its bridge problems too

Published: Sunday, 24 June 2018

THOUGH Cart swing and lift bridge failures have been most prominent on narrowboatworld recently, Scotland doesn't do so well with its bridges either!

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CaRT's latest caper!

Published: Friday, 22 June 2018

WE SHOULD imagine that most of you boaters are wondering what will be the next CaRT caper for getting rid of our money—it's a good one!

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The other Middlewich breach

Published: Friday, 22 June 2018

IT IS not generally known, but in the past there was another breach of the Middlewich Branch—then known as the New Cut—but what a difference in their repairs, as Pam Pickett explains:

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Why was the breach left to the emergency services?

Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018

WHEN the culvert collapsed at Melling on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal it was the emergency services that attempted to stay the flow from the breach.

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The 'all or nothing' approach

Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018

CLOSING a canal for only half a mile but effectively closing the whole of the canal is but an extension of the 'all or nothing' approach we have seen for many years. writes Bill Ridgeway.

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Will they roll it on?

Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018

I WAS aghast to read that contractors had closed a mile of canal for the day to attend to trees, writes Helen Cripps.

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H&S rules mis-interpreted

Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018

ACCORDING to the article 'Health & Safety gets worse', The health and safety regulations are getting even more of a hindrance to boating, writes Bill Ridgeway.

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Take a break at Stenson Lock

Published: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

SHOULD you have cruised up from some of the 'terrible six' as the broad locks at the eastern end of the Trent & Mersey Canal are well known, there's the chance of a long rest at Stenson Lock.

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Health & Safety gets worse

Published: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

 THE health and safety regulations are getting even more of a hindrance to boating.

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