David: Dire conditions on the Oxford

Published: Thursday, 30 August 2018

I MUST have missed the CaRT announcement that the South Oxford Canal has been designated a remainder waterway.

Swing bridge regularly breaks down

Published: Thursday, 30 August 2018

AS PER your comments about the Crabtree Swing Bridge, the bridge was breaking down sometimes twice a day in early spring /summer, and so many days it's hard to remember, writes Neil Barter.

Section of the Rochdale re-opens

Published: Thursday, 30 August 2018

THE recent rainfall has replenished the reservoir supplying the eastern section of the Rochdale Canal.

Section of the L&L reopens

Published: Thursday, 30 August 2018

ONE section of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has reopened after its closure due to lack of water.

No boats at the canal festival

Published: Thursday, 30 August 2018

THE Canal & River Trust chaining-up the locks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal had a dire consequence for the popular Burnley Canal Festival—no boats!

Something must be done about those swing bridges

Published: Wednesday, 29 August 2018

THE frequency of the failures of the Leeds & Liverpool swing bridges is getting ridiculous, and something must be done.

Council proposes new Canal Conservation Area

Published: Wednesday, 29 August 2018

WARWICK District Council has proposed a new Canal Conservation Area across the district and is seeking the views of local people.

No surprise about Stratford Canal cills.

Published: Wednesday, 29 August 2018

I HAVE to say I was not surprised to read about the closure of the Stratford Canal due to broken cills, writes Paul Gratton.

Two lock cills give way

Published: Wednesday, 29 August 2018

THE South Stratford Canal is now closed owing to two lock cills giving way.

Open at last to Liverpool—then closed

Published: Tuesday, 28 August 2018

IT WAS on Friday when the damaged culvert on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal was at last repaired, but there is still no way to or from Liverpool docks.