Boaters want to complain

Published: Friday, 23 April 2021

OVER the months, and more so recently, we have been asked by boaters who to complain to about regarding the state of the waterways.

Rochdale stoppage reopens—twice!

Published: Friday, 23 April 2021

AS WAS reported in narrowboatworld, Grimshaw Lift Bridge was reopened to navigation on the 9th of this month. LINK

'Navigation open'—but you can't use it!

Published: Friday, 23 April 2021

THERE is a stoppage this morning, Friday at Lock 15 on the Audlem Flight—but the 'navigation is open'!

Rowers come before freight

Published: Friday, 23 April 2021

SO THE the boaters on the Lee & Stort think they've got problems with rowers taking over critical mooring sites, writes Jonathan Mosse.

Now its five stoppages this week

Published: Thursday, 22 April 2021

THE stoppage of the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation makes it five stoppages this week.

Further extension to Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 22 April 2021

 WITH planning permission approval there is to be a further 1.6 miles extension to Chesterfield Canal.

Massive protest against CaRT's mooring 'Safety Zones'

Published: Thursday, 22 April 2021

THE National Bargee Travellers Association's (NBTA) protest against CaRT's mooring 'Safety Zones' proved most successful.

Lock failure after massive repair programme

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

IT WAS only two years ago that many thousands of pounds were spend on repairs to Sawley No 2 lock, but it did not last very long.

Four closures in one day

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

THE waterways are falling like nine-pins, with four failures yesterday, Tuesday.

Boaters sneaking through Soot Hill stoppage

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

THOUGH the stoppage at Soot Hill was not officially opened until10am today, boaters have been sneaking through.