London Docks 'pipe dream' coming to fruition

Published: Wednesday, 31 March 2021

IT WAS many years ago that we reported the 'pipe dream' of a development that has now received outline planning permission.

Stay away from Ely boat race

Published: Wednesday, 31 March 2021

THOUGH the Gemini Boat Race 2021 is taking place at Ely, spectators are being asked to stay away.

North Oxford Canal moorings dumped in the sludge

Published: Monday, 29 March 2021

THE former boat moorings at Brownsover on the North Oxford have been scrapped and dumped in the sludge.

CaRT to oust Foxton Flight café owner after 15 years

Published: Monday, 29 March 2021

THE Canal & River Trust have the intention of taking over the café at Foxton Locks 'to do something different'.

Stratford dragon boats will be back

Published: Monday, 29 March 2021

ONE of Stratford's Shakespeare Hospice important fundraisers is the annual dragon boat race on the Avon.

"We are looking into establishing a method of repair"

Published: Saturday, 27 March 2021

WITH a new season just around the corner I can see the whole waterways system grinding to a fairly sudden halt for boaters, writes John Coxon.

New ways of mowing to benefit birds, bees and waterways wildlife

Published: Friday, 26 March 2021

THE Canal & River Trust is beginning a six-month trial looking at the benefits of changing the mowing regime along its towpaths.

Man found dead in canal with multiple injuries

Published: Friday, 26 March 2021

THE second death in Leigh sees a man found dead in the Leigh Branch of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal with multiple injuries.

Ready for the swing bridge failures

Published: Friday, 26 March 2021

IT WOULD seem that Canal & River Trust is ready for the Leeds & Liverpool swing bridge failures this year.

Whaley Bridge reservoir repair could cost up to £16 millions

Published: Thursday, 25 March 2021

IT HAS been disclosed that the repair to Whaley Bridge reservoir could cost up to £16 millions.