Sheffield Swingbridge fails again and again

Published: Friday, 19 May 2017

WE HAVE lost count of how many times Sheffield Swingbridge on the Kennet & Avon Canal has been out of action—three times this week alone!

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No Bridgewater charge for CaRT boaters visiting events

Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017

THE Canal & River Trust has managed to persuade the Bridgewater Canal Company to allow free passage both ways for its (CaRT's) customers to travel the Bridgewater Canal to visit events.

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Canal shop owner jailed for sexually assaulting women

Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017

THE man who ran the Canal Shop Online and the chandlery at Hillmorton, Richard Saillet, has been jailed for eight years convicted of sexually assaulting elderly women in their homes.

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Lost Leeds & Liverpool Canal milepost recovered

Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017

A MISSING milepost from the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has been rescued from a railway memorabilia auction and restored to its rightful place on the towpath in Church.

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Plan to restore Bow Back Rivers

Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017

THE installation of massive double radial lock gates at Carpenters Road Lock in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park makes way for the eventual restoration of the Bow Back Rivers.

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Burnt-out canalside pub to be rebuilt

Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017

THE Grill & Grain that was destroyed by fire (Canalside pub destroyed)  at Riley Green on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is to be re-built.

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Boat on cill traps two

Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

IT REQUIRED two fire crews to rescue an elderly couple from a hire boat that caught on the cill of a Grindley Brook lock on the Llangollen Canal.

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EA stoppage notice 11 years late!

Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

THERE is one thing in Canal & River Trust's favour that it does tell us of its stoppages in time, but not so it appears the Environment Agency, as it has just issued one 11 years late!

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More moorings on the Avon

Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

PERSHORE on the Avon is a favourite staying place for boaters on the Avon, with nearby facilities and attractive walks, and now there is more handy moorings.

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White Mills facilities building started

Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

WHITE Mills Marina has started work on its brand new purpose built facilities building, with work now well underway.

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