Failing reservoir could flood homes

Published: Monday, 01 February 2010

SUCH is an MP's concern about the condition of Chasewater Reservoir, that he has written to the Prime Minister about its danger to people and homes.

Final blow to festival

Published: Monday, 01 February 2010

THOUGH there was hope that the Wendover Arm Trust could still mount its festival this year, there is now no chance.

Another 'vision'

Published: Monday, 01 February 2010

IT'S ANOTHER canalside  'vision', this time in Driffield, but like many such visions before it, with no canal.

Update: Boat sank outside marina

Published: Friday, 29 January 2010

YESTERDAY afternoon (Thursday) the narrowboat Stepping Stone sank just as it reached its marina on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Fool's Nook closed again

Published: Friday, 29 January 2010

ONCE again the swing bridge at Fool's Nook on the Macclesfield Canal will be out of action.

Harold's body found

Published: Friday, 29 January 2010

HAROLD SPENCER who we reported missing has now been found drowned in the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Boater injured at Fradley

Published: Friday, 29 January 2010

A BOATER was injured after a coping stone collapsed at Fradley services on the Trent & Mersey Canal, so there is now no water available.

Police divers searching

Published: Friday, 29 January 2010

POLICE divers are now searching the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Linacre Lane Bridge in Bootle near Liverpool for a missing man.

Should stern fenders be BSS inspected?

Published: Thursday, 28 January 2010

With the tragic accident of the lady going over the stern rail, which is the second such accident you have reported, isn't it about time the Boat Safety  Scheme included inspection of the stern fender? Writes James Henry.

Reduction in mooring fees

Published: Thursday, 28 January 2010

IT IS approaching that time of year when BW moorings customers take a sharp intake of breath waiting to receive notice of how much our mooring fees will go up next year, writes Simon Robbins.