Montgomery takes another step forward

Published: Friday, 09 August 2019

RESTORATION of the Montgomery Canal has taken another step forward with the application for planning permission to rebuild Schoolhouse Bridge.

CaRT tells Toddbrook Reservoir needs rebuilding

Published: Thursday, 08 August 2019

A SPOKESMAN for the Environment Agency maintains Toddbrook Reservoir requires significant engineering works.

Someone should have noticed

Published: Thursday, 08 August 2019

YOUR correspondent Mrs L Hartley’s letter is the first that I have read which mentions the state of the valves controlling the working of the reservoir, writes Roger Fox.

Horses at Work' returns to the National Waterways Museum

Published: Thursday, 08 August 2019

THE popular 'Horses at Work' event returns to the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port.

Objectors don't want student flats by canal

Published: Thursday, 08 August 2019

NEW plans for Leamington canal side student flats have been re-submitted after original plans were withdrawn.

Sick joke caused police search

Published: Thursday, 08 August 2019

THE police in Birmingham responded to the report of a body in a canal, but discovered it was a sick joke.

Bugs to control invasive canal weed

Published: Thursday, 08 August 2019

THE Wey & Arun Canal Trust is enlisting the help of 1,000 tiny bugs to help control an invasive water fern which can clog the waterway and threaten other plants, fish and invertebrae.

No CART employees though torrents the previous evening

Published: Wednesday, 07 August 2019

I HAD been videoing and photographing the situation [at Toddbrook Reservoir] since Sunday prior to the incident, writes Mrs. L Hartley.

Make-shift and inadequate repair of canal structure

Published: Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Despite Richard Parry's response on national television that they had money for maintenance, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Standedge Tunnel still closed

Published: Wednesday, 07 August 2019

STANDEDGE Tunnel that was closed on Monday has still not been reopened.