Boaters stuck at Sheffield Festival

Published: Monday, 20 September 2021

BOATERS attending the big Sheffield Festival on Saturday will have problems getting away.

The lock that leaks the most

Published: Monday, 20 September 2021

BOATER Martin Turner has an interesting suggestion regarding the many leaking locks.

Vandals get the blame

Published: Monday, 20 September 2021

THE shortage of water on the Trent & Mersey Canal has closed Stoke locks overnight.

Victor wonders what happened

Published: Monday, 20 September 2021

THERE was one incident on our recent cruise that has me wondering.

CaRT licence officers to wear body cameras

Published: Friday, 17 September 2021

THE Canal & River Trust Licence officers are to wear body cameras.

Leaking lock gates are the problem

Published: Friday, 17 September 2021

I SHOULD imagine that your story of boaters opening all paddles on a lock would please CaRT as it gives an excuse for low water, writes Alice Trenhale.

Lack of water closes Caldon Canal

Published: Friday, 17 September 2021

SEVEN miles of the Caldon Canal are closed die to low water.

Would you drink canal water?

Published: Thursday, 16 September 2021

WOULD you drink canal water—if they were used for moving water as planned? Asks Keith Gudgin.

Herculean task

Published: Thursday, 16 September 2021

I TOOK a copy of John Hassell's excellent book 'A tour of the Grand Junction Canal in 1819' with me on holiday recently, writes Howard Clarke.

Saved boat from sinking

Published: Thursday, 16 September 2021

I TOO have noticed a number of boats on the Oxford Canal last week having all paddles open, writes T. Lang.