Horse boating on the Huddersfield

Published: Thursday, 08 April 2010

THE Horseboating Society has organised a trip in April that includes legging through Standedge Tunnel.

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Saving on dredging

Published: Thursday, 08 April 2010

A NEW system has been developed that could help with the dredging of the waterways, and save costs.

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Failure on the Rochdale

Published: Wednesday, 07 April 2010

A BOATER on the Rochdale Canal yesterday (Tuesday) half opened a gate on Black Pit Lock at Hebden Bridge when the retaining collar fractured causing the gate to drop and rest on the floor of the lock, writes Brian Holmes.

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Work starts on Caldon breach

Published: Wednesday, 07 April 2010

WORK has now started on the breach on the Caldon Canal near its terminus at Leek which occurred in November.

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Blocked Forty Foot

Published: Wednesday, 07 April 2010

BOATERS who cruise the Middle Level are protesting against the Environment Agency for its refusal to clear a small length of the Forty Foot to allow access to and from the Old Bedford River, Alan Tilbury tells us.

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Break-in at Foxton

Published: Wednesday, 07 April 2010

A NARROWBOAT was broken into as it was moored on the Market Harborough Arm at Foxton below the locks.

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Stolen silver found in Ashby Canal

Published: Friday, 02 April 2010

INSTEAD of the odd windless and rubbish, workmen dredging the Ashby Canal were amazed to dredge up two silver chalices and a silver plate.

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Interactive at Fradley Junction

Published: Friday, 02 April 2010

A £100,000 project aimed at enhancing Fradley Pool and developing interactive installations explaining it's natural and historical significance is set to be unveiled on Wednesday 7th April.

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Walk the route

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2010

THERE are two chances to walk part of the route of the planned  Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway in May.

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Chesterfield Canal champion dies

Published: Thursday, 01 April 2010

KEITH AYLING died on the morning of Wednesday 30th March. This was a year to the day since he stepped down from being the Chairman of the Chesterfield Canal Trust. He became a Vice-President and remained very active.

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