Damaged bridge closes canal

Published: Saturday, 14 November 2009

A VEHICLE damaging Hapton Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has resulted in its closure.

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The breach

Published: Friday, 13 November 2009

IT HAS been estimated that 21 million gallons of water escaped from the canal as a result of the breach on Thursday, flowing across agricultural land and into the Churnet.

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Serious diesel spill in Calder

Published: Friday, 13 November 2009

THERE has been a Category One—the most serious—diesel spill into the Calder, that is causing concern.

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£500 millions canal corridor plan

Published: Friday, 13 November 2009

BRADFORD Council will take a stake in  a £500 millions canal corridor plan that will see massive development along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

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New canal bridge causing chaos

Published: Friday, 13 November 2009

A NEW canal bridge being built in Stroud as part of the restoration of the Cotswold Canals, is causing worry to traders in the town who are affected.

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New basin for the Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 12 November 2009

Members of the Chesterfield Canal Trust are concerned that a recent article in narrowboatworld may have given a wrong impression, writes Rod Auton.

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15 years old canal murder still investigated

Published: Thursday, 12 November 2009

THOUGH it is 15 years since a 13 years old schoolgirl was murdered and her body dumped in a canal, police are still looking for her killer.

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Up go the buildings

Published: Wednesday, 11 November 2009

WORK is progressing well on the new Overwater Marina on the Shropshire Union Canal at Audlem with the facilities buildings going up and many jetties now installed.

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Annual licence check started

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

BETWEEN today (9th November) and the 21st, every boat on British Waterways waters will have its licence checked.

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Developers want bigger bridge

Published: Monday, 09 November 2009

DEVELOPERS on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal want a swing bridge scrapping and the waterway diverted so a fixed bridge can be installed.

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