Ripon Marina still suffering

Published: Thursday, 09 June 2022

ONCE again the moorers at Ripon Marina have no access, with shortage of water closing navigation.

It was on Sunday 5th June that the water level between Bellfurrows Lock and Rhodesfield Lock on the Ure closed access, followed by the notice that it was open on the Monday the 6th with a 'Navigation: Closed' statement, leaving the moorers in a quandary as to whether it was open or not.

Closed again

But it must have been open, as today Canal & River Trust tell it is now closed again, with the usual reason 'water resources' given, Keith Gudgin reports.

This of course after all the stoppages caused by the 'holes' that kept appearing in the lock keeping the contractors in work, that must be leaving those moorers who like to cruise wondering if Ripon Marina is the place to be...