A big con

Published: Friday, 11 February 2022

JUST seen a boat with dead fish trailing behind it on the news that is an attempt to confirm barges are killing fish, writes David Rider.

Boat 'badly damaged' Swarkstone Lock

Published: Friday, 11 February 2022

WE ARE informed that a boat has badly damaged the top gates of Swarkestone Lock.

Saltersford lock fails yet again

Published: Friday, 11 February 2022

FOLLOWING the repair to Saltersford Lock three weeks ago it is out of action yet again.

IWA 'National' at Burton this year

Published: Thursday, 10 February 2022

THE Inland Waterways Association 'National' festival is to be held at Burton on the Trent & Mersey Canal this year.

More work required for broken paddle

Published: Thursday, 10 February 2022

THE broken ground paddle on Newlay Top Lock has been sealed stopping it leaking.

Warden on wheels

Published: Thursday, 10 February 2022

WITH the recent outbreak of Avian Flu on the Avon in Stratford a method was required to get to the swans quickly.

A quick blink for the Wink!

Published: Thursday, 10 February 2022

THE Winkwell Swing Bridge on the Grand Union was repaired in a couple of days, so a quick blink for the Wink.

Three bridges out of action already this week

Published: Wednesday, 09 February 2022

THIS has been a bad week so far with bridges breaking down, yet only Wednesday!

Rowing Club resposible for removing safety grab bars

Published: Wednesday, 09 February 2022

THE Lea Rowing Club admits it was responsible for removing the four safety grab bars off the piling on the Lea & Stort!.

Silt closes Caldon

Published: Wednesday, 09 February 2022

SILT washed down into the the river section of the Caldon Canal has closed the navigation.