Fire devastates canal-side Wigan pub

Published: Thursday, 09 December 2021

A FIRE has devastated the Dover Lock Inn by the side of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal near Wigan.

The trust goes green

Published: Thursday, 09 December 2021

THE Canal & River Trust has begun a trial of HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) fuel in its workboats.

Cyclists come first

Published: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

I AM seething at CaRT as they have put an order on the Two Boats to remove all the seating from the front of the pub allegedly due to a cyclist clashing with a pub customer on a bench, writes Cave Carden.

Massive development by Stourbridge Canal

Published: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

A MASSIVE development will soon flank the canal at Old Wharf Road in Stourbridge.

More Leeds & Liverpool woes

Published: Wednesday, 08 December 2021

ANOTHER swing bridge has failed on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Boats ARE fitted with generators

Published: Monday, 06 December 2021

I MUST contradict Damian who complained that boats are not being fitted with 240 volts generators, writes T Lang.

Slowly does it

Published: Monday, 06 December 2021

THERE seems to be little hurry in repairing the current breaches that have closed two waterways.

Victor advises winter moorers to read the small print

Published: Sunday, 05 December 2021

NO FEW of you have sent us a link to Canal & River Trust's Terms & Conditions of Winter Mooring, you being somewhat unbelieving!

Sunken boat closes Coventry Canal

Published: Saturday, 04 December 2021

A SUNKEN narrowboat has closed the Coventry Canal in the city.

Leeds & Liverpool breach closes waterway until March

Published: Friday, 03 December 2021

THE Canal & River Trust has admitted that the breach on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal will not be repaired until the end of March.