Not looking too good for boaters

Published: Monday, 06 July 2020

WE SHOULD surely all have hoped that with the waterways open at long last there would now be a period of trouble-free boating, but alas no, with even health and safety taking the blame.

Too old at 70

Published: Monday, 06 July 2020

HAVING retired and time on my hands and an interest in canals I thought I would volunteer as a lock keeper, writes Jeffrey Hands.

Boater suffers burns in fire

Published: Monday, 06 July 2020

A BOATER suffered burns when his narrowboat caught fire whilst moored at Wigan on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Victor: Give yourselves extra time

Published: Sunday, 05 July 2020

SO AT LONG last the waterways are fully open, give or take a couple.

Boater found dead and boat vandalised

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

THE liveaboard at Swarkestone Lock who was jailed for common assault has been discovered dead in his boat.

Man arrested for dumping statue in Bristol Harbour

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

A MAN has been arrested and held over criminal damage after dumping a statue in Bristol Harbour.

All rather spoilt

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

WHEN Birmingham Live published the Canal & River Trust report of an increase in towpath use, Richard Parry took advantage, that was however rather spoilt.

Watford repaired and re-opened

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

THE broken Lock 3 on the Watford Flight has now been repaired and the flight re-opened.

Swing bridge fails again

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

A SWING bridge failure, but for once not one on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal!

David: Kennet & Avon closures

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2020

THE K&A may be falling apart as far as navigation is concerned, with Church Bridge and Guyers lock closed, following the now completed stoppage at Greenham Lock.