David: New rules?

Published: Saturday, 16 June 2018

COMING past Gailey the other week I saw a new notice on the permanent moorings above the top lock I have not seen before.

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The Hillmorton system

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

REGARDING the volunteer operation at Hillmorton Locks, the one lock up one lock down system only seems to be in operation at the bottom pair, writes T. Lang.

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Swing bridge fails again

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

IT WAS just over a month ago that the Crabtree Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal failed, but it has done so again.

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Stopping the leak—possibly!

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

IT WAS four years ago that we first noiced the leak from Barton Turn Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal.

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Another 'escape' route cut off

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

ANY boater wanting to take the 'escape' route via the Walsall Canal to avoid the breach on the Wyrley & Essington Canal can no longer do so.

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Came through Hillmorton okay

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

WHILST not doubting that Victor, Mr Lang and Anon suffered problems, I came through Hillmorton Locks twice last week without problem., writes Martin Cox.

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Then there were none!

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

THOUGH Canal & River Trust maintain that the Liverpool Link is very popular, it is another of its well known exaggerations.

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How crazy is this?

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

IT WAS Victor Swift who brought to notice that the volunteers were operating a one side up one side down on the twin locks at Hillmorton.

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Last stranded boat to be rescued

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

ALL the boats left stranded by the Middlewich Branch breach were able to get away except one.

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Torched sunken cruiser finally located

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

THE cruiser that was vandalised, set on fire and  sank in Middlewich has been located and removed.

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