Going backwards now!

Published: Wednesday, 07 December 2022

THE Canal & River Trust have perhaps discovered a new way of handling stoppages—doing them backwards!

Can't blame trust for contractors and tendering

Published: Monday, 05 December 2022

WHILE I agree with Victor that putting the maintenance of the waterways in the hands of contractors was the worst decision ever, I cannot wholly blame Canal & River Trust for that decision, writes Giles Williams.

No decent and timely repairs being done

Published: Monday, 05 December 2022

AGREE with you, Canal & River Trust are clearly unable to get anyone to do decent and timely repairs, writes Alan Baker.

Cancelled work closes waterway

Published: Monday, 05 December 2022

THERE was work scheduled for last winter to replace lock gates that was cancelled.

Chesterfield Canal walks

Published: Monday, 05 December 2022

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust has published a book of walks along and around the waterway.

Victor believes it's Canal & River Trust's worst decision ever

Published: Sunday, 04 December 2022

IT WAS shortly after Canal & River Trust was created that came its decision to put the maintenance of the waterways in the hands of contractors.

More winter works added

Published: Friday, 02 December 2022

TWO More winter works have been added to the list of those already stated.

A bit behind...

Published: Friday, 02 December 2022

I WON'T name it, so perhaps you will include, writes James Henry.

A diesel motorbike in the cut!

Published: Thursday, 01 December 2022

A STOPPAGE Notice today, Thursday, tells of a motorbike submerged in the Rochdale Canal.

The missing number

Published: Thursday, 01 December 2022

INSTEAD of regular stoppage notices concerning Anderton Boat Lift they can now be assessed by a number.