Shroppie breach was forseen for over a year!

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2021

STRANGE that no-one has reported on the breach at Bridge 80 on the Shroppie, writes Kevin McNiff.

Shroppie breach caused by collapsed culvert

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2021

AS LOCALS are aware, the breach at Bennett's Bridge  (80) on the Shropshire Union Canal has been caused be a culvert collapse, Canal & River Trust report.

Figure of Three locks repair progressing

Published: Wednesday, 20 January 2021

IT WAS in February of last year that one of the Figure of Three locks was virtually wiped away by Storm Clara.

The breach now a leak

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2021

WORK is still continuing on the breach on the Shrophire Union Canal below Audlem.

WaterNav not yet available on Apple devices

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2021

THE River Canal Rescue tells us that its WaterNav app isn't yet available on Apple devices.

Butter fingers?

Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2021

FOLLOWING on from the gate being dropped in the lock at Atherstone on the Coventry, another has met the same fate.

Temporary or permanent for the Aire & Calder Navigation?

Published: Monday, 18 January 2021

THE Aire & Calder Navigation is to be dewatered to allow work to take place on its breach.

It's all balls from the trust

Published: Monday, 18 January 2021

THE Canal & River Trust has discovered a new way to spend its money—on a gigantic ball!

Pandemic has shown the value of canal restoration

Published: Monday, 18 January 2021

Pandemic has shown the value of canal restoration, says Wey & Arun Canal Trust chairman.

Unnecessary journeys

Published: Monday, 18 January 2021

Having read of Victor's feelings for the two girls fined for breaching lockdown restrictions, I think that the other side of the story needs to be given as much publicity, writes Martin Howes.