Out comes the begging bowl again!

Published: Thursday, 22 March 2018

AS WAS predicted by narrowboatworld, Canal & River Trust has brought out the begging bowl again, expecting the public to pay for the breach on the Middlewich Branch.

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Got on with the job

Published: Thursday, 22 March 2018

I HAVE just seen the page where Canal & River Trust demeans itself by asking for money to repair the breach at Middlewich, writes, James Henry.

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GRP still feeling the pinch

Published: Thursday, 22 March 2018

IT WAS in 2014 when the boat building bubble burst, with boat builder after boat builder going out of business.

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Now it's a sink hole!

Published: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

THE Breach on the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal is now being described as a sink hole!

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Lee Navigation open at last

Published: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

THE oil spill in the lower section of the Lee Navigation has been virtually cleaned-up, with the navigation now open.

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Filling drained canal to allow boats out

Published: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

A DAM is to be installed across the canal below the breach in the MIddlewich Branch to allow the stranded boats to be removed.

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Covering all eventualities

Published: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

MANY scenarios meet the teams from River Canal Rescue when they attend a problem, which means the training to tackle them has to be kept up to date.

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More anti-drunk barriers in Manchester

Published: Monday, 19 March 2018

IN RESPONSE to the call for more fencing after Charlie Pope drowned in the Rochdale Nine in Manchester, a temporary barrier has been erected to get people to use a footbridge instead of a lock to cross the waterway.

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Middlewich canal 'dredged'

Published: Monday, 19 March 2018

THE Middlewich Guardian would have us believe that the Middlewich Branch has been dredged by the aqueduct over the Wheelock which is why it is empty!

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Scouts clean-up canal basin

Published: Monday, 19 March 2018

SCOUT leaders were concerned at the amount of rubbish around the basin of the Staffs & Worcs Canal in Stourport so a troop had a day cleaning it up.

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