Want Government cash for restoration

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009
THOUGH many believe the Bridgewater Canal was England's first man made canal, the Sankey Canal was opened in 1757, four years earlier.

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Danger at Caldon breach

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

THE breach on the Leek Branch of the Caldon Canal is proving too much of an attraction to some people, who are risking injury climbing safety barriers.

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Overhaul for the Ashton

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

THE Ashton Canal is in for its winter overhaul with £60,000 being spent on essential work along the waterway.

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Northampton gets marina

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

AFTER years of controversy, it has finally been decided that Northampton will get its marina in Becket's Park on the Nene.

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£3.5 millions to replace log cabin!

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

DUDLEY Canal Trust have just published its plans to replace its 'log' cabin at the entrance to Dudley Tunnel with a £3.5 millions centre.

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Middle aged vandal caught on CCTV

Published: Thursday, 19 November 2009

THE police are hunting a middle aged vandal who they believe is responsible for destroying canalside signs.

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Winter overhaul for the 'Narrow'

Published: Wednesday, 18 November 2009

NEARLY half a million pounds is being spent on maintenance work on the Huddersfield Narrow this winter.

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Another sculpture wrecked

Published: Wednesday, 18 November 2009

CANAL side sculptures seem to be a target for vandals, with now another being wrecked.

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Rusted jubilee clip caused sinking

Published: Monday, 16 November 2009

IT WAS a rusted jubilee clip that caused a boat moored on the Thames to fill with water and sink.

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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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