The real reason for not closing the towpaths over coronavirus

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

IS CART planning to transfer the responsibility of looking after the towpaths onto the local councils, asks Keith Gudgin?

Rochdale Canal closed again

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

THE Rochdale Canal is closed yet again, this time by another pump failure.

Nervous about reservoir safety?

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

Regarding water shortages due to low reservoir levels, writes David Pullen.

Mercia slowly coming back to life

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

THE many shops at Marcia Marina that were closed due to the lockdown are slowly starting to reopen as restrictions are lifted.

Three closed canals will be fully open but with restrictions

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

THE Canal & River Trust regrets to confirm that navigation opportunities along the Leeds & Liverpool, Peak Forest and Macclesfield canals this summer will be restricted.

Boater evicted by Droitwich Marina for upholding Cororavirus rules

Published: Monday, 01 June 2020

MY NAME is Sandra, I am a single woman, living full time on my boat, moored at Droitwich Marina for five years, writes Sandra Burgess.

Where has the water gone?

Published: Monday, 01 June 2020

I HAVE seen information indicating that in 1824, 291 boats were loaded at Bugsworth Basin in a four-week period, writes Ralph Freeman.

More towpath attacks

Published: Monday, 01 June 2020

ADDING to the spate of recent towpath attacks there have been a further two on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

And still they fail

Published: Monday, 01 June 2020

BACK issues of narrowboatworld show 10 articles concerning failures of the pumps at Tinsley on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire navigation.

Victor: Leeds & Liverpool Canal open tells CaRT

Published: Sunday, 31 May 2020

A STOPPAGE Notice from Canal & River Trust on Friday blithely proclaimed that from tomorrow, 1st June, the Leeds & Liverpool Canal will be—'Navigation: Open'.