Canal bridge to be replaced

Published: Friday, 24 January 2020

ONE canal bridge at least will no longer be damaged by vehicles as it is being replaced.

Boy failed to jump lock and died

Published: Friday, 24 January 2020

A BOY attempted to jump a lock on the Ashton Canal, but failed and died.

Arley Aqueduct 'leaking'

Published: Friday, 24 January 2020

ARLEY Aqueduct on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is reported as 'leaking'.

Two awards for rescuing woman from canal

Published: Friday, 24 January 2020

A POLICE officer who rescued a woman from the Wolverhampton Level has been given two awards.

The same with the Droitwich Canal

Published: Thursday, 23 January 2020

THE fact that the Canal & River Trust took such credit for the restoration of the Grantham Canal in that report is no surprise to me, writes William Ford.

Waste of chippings

Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020

IT'S SO good to see the work going on at the Coventry Canal cutting back the overhanging trees and shrubs on this stretch of canal, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Flaws in Highways England taking over CART bridges

Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020

THERE are a number of major flaws to the suggestion to transfer ownership (and therefore, responsibility for maintenance and repair) to the Highways Agency (which is now called Highways England), writes Bill Ridgeway.

Decade old waterfront scheme resurrected

Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020

IT WAS over a decade ago that Fenland Council put forward its waterfront scheme for the Nene at Wisbech, that came to nought.

Drinkwater Lift Bridge disappears!

Published: Monday, 20 January 2020

DRINKWATER Lift Bridge on the South Oxford has disappeared!

Still no repair for canal bridge (2)

Published: Monday, 20 January 2020

SO REPAIR to [Ivinghoe] bridge is delayed because of the possibility of disturbing bats, writes Bill Ridgeway.