Not 'better by water' we are told

Published: Friday, 06 December 2019

I HAVE to admit I am somewhat confused by Canal & River Trust's advice to keep away from the water this coming holiday time, writes T. Lang.

Water voles and Weil's disease

Published: Friday, 06 December 2019

FOR many years I have been canvassing for warnings of the danger of Weil's disease for swimmers in the canals, writes John Trenhale.

Selby Swing Bridge fails again

Published: Friday, 06 December 2019

SELBY Swing Road Bridge has its usual yearly unscheduled stoppage.

Two bodies found in boat

Published: Thursday, 05 December 2019

TWO bodies have been discovered in a boat moored in York.

'Dare' caused his death

Published: Thursday, 05 December 2019

A YOUTH was 'dared' to take a cold dip in the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal in late November resulting in his death.

New 50ft boat for Cheshire Cat

Published: Wednesday, 04 December 2019

AUDLEM-based Cheshire Cat Narrowboat Holidays has launched a new 50ft four berths narrowboat.

Banning single-use plastics at river festival

Published: Wednesday, 04 December 2019

THERE will be a big problem for the owners of the bars at next year's Bedford River Festival.

Starting young

Published: Wednesday, 04 December 2019

IT WAS when she saw volunteers clearing-up the locks on the  Northampton Arm that aroused eight years old Lottie Clarke's interest.

New apartments to be built by Walsall Canal

Published: Wednesday, 04 December 2019

A TOTAL of 70 new canal-side apartments are to be constructed by the side of the Walsall Canal.

Boater stabbed his dog then drowned her

Published: Monday, 02 December 2019

A LIVE-ABOARD not wanting his dog any more stabbed her then threw her in the canal leaving her to drown.