Leeds & Liverpool swing bridge failure dilemma

Published: Friday, 28 August 2020

ANOTHER Leeds & Liverpool swing bridge failure causes a bit of a dilemma for boaters.

Trent in flood

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2020

FOLLOWING on the advice that the Soar was in flood and closed, we are told the Upper Trent is in flood and closed.

Open week-ends—by appointment!

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2020

IT WAS coronavirus that stopped the open week-ends at White Mills Marina on the Nene.

Which part of the Grand Union?

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2020

THE recent strong winds have brought down several trees on the Grand Union Canal, but we have to guess where!

Who is kidding who?

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

THE notice tells—'Canal & River Trust is planning to temporarily restrict navigation movements along a six mile stretch of the Chesterfield Canal from September 1st until further notice', writes John Coxon.

Entire Soar closed!

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

A KNEE jerk reaction to the recently heavy rain caused Canal & River Trust to close the entire length of the Soar!

Boat strike closes Kennet & Avon

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

IT WAS on Monday that our Keith Gudgin wrote that boats striking lock gates will cause failures, and again it has occurred.

Re-start on derelict Montgomery Schoolhouse Bridge

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

WITH the easing of coronavirus restrictions plans are being made for the project to rebuild Schoolhouse Bridge on the Montgomery Canal.

No sharks for the Regents Canal

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

THERE were to be sharks in the Regents Canal but a last minute court order has stopped it.

Lock gate replacement closes Grand Union

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

THE broad lock on the Grand Union that was restricted to narrowboats only is to have new gates.