A boating link into Stratford

Published: Friday, 10 July 2020

A GRANDIOSE scheme has been hatched by Stratford District Council as a way of helping the town recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Charge was proposed for Anderton Lift

Published: Friday, 10 July 2020

IN RELATION to Roger Fox's article, when the lift re-opened after renovation in the early 2000's it was proposed that there would be a £30 charge, but this was very quickly dropped, writes Linda Andrews.

Leeds & Liverpool lock flights restrictions removed

Published: Friday, 10 July 2020

WITH all the recent rainfall the reservoirs supplying the Leeds & Liverpool Canal are now full.

Leeds & Liverpool swing bridge closed until Spring

Published: Thursday, 09 July 2020

THE lack of maintenance to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal swing bridges has resulted in the closure of a Skipton swing bridge until Spring of next year

Charging for using Anderton Boat Lift

Published: Thursday, 09 July 2020

THERE has been much recent discussion about CaRT's recent decision to make a charge, or is it to render a fee for using the Anderton Lift to travel from the Trent & Mersey Canal to the Weaver, and vice versa, writes Roger Fox.

Coxhead Swing Bridge re-opens

Published: Thursday, 09 July 2020

AFTER its most recent failure, Coxhead Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool was repaired yesterday.

Be vigilant on Wolverhampton towpaths

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2020

THE advice to cyclists using the Wolverhampton towpaths is to be 'vigilant'.

Coxhead closes Leeds & Liverpool again

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2020

FOR the third time this year the failure of Coxhead Swing Bridge (20) has closed the  Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Planning permission sought for canal restoration

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2020

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust has submitted a planning application for the restoration of the remainder of the canal within Chesterfield.

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.