Boats freed from Staffs & Worcs landslip

Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

WITH work now underway to clear the landslip of the Staffs & Worcs Canal, space has been cleared to allow the trapped boats to pass.

The Wheelyboat Trust on Countryfile

Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

THE Wheelyboat Trust that has made such a difference to communities across the country, is to be showcased on BBC's Countryfile.

No new marina yet for Stratford

Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

THOUGH planning permission had been given for a new marina in Stratford in 2012 work has still not started.

Ought to know better

Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019

I WAS amazed to see in a web advert that the River Great Ouse had had a name change, writes T. Lang.

Northwich plans its third festival

Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019

NORTHWICH is planning its third Summer Festival on the Weaver this year.

New trust gets £10,000

Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019

A NEW waterways trust has received an award from the National Lottery Community Fund of £10,000, that it will use for publicity and equipment.

The chance to try a narrowboat

Published: Monday, 11 March 2019

ONCE again Drifters Waterway Holidays and the Canal & River Trust are offering people the chance to try canal boating for free at 17 locations across England and Wales.

See the 'missing link'

Published: Monday, 11 March 2019

THERE is the chance for people to join a walk around the 'missing link' of the Chesterfield Canal next month.

More hydro electric power

Published: Monday, 11 March 2019

ANOTHER hydro electric power plant has been opened on the Ouse above York.

Slum boat moved again

Published: Monday, 11 March 2019

THE BOAT aptly named the 'Slum Boat', has been moved again by the Environmental Agency.