Great interest in Crystal

Published: Thursday, 03 October 2019

THERE has been great interest in Crystal, the lock keeper at Foxton, since Victor wrote of her time at the locks.

Surely cannot be legal

Published: Wednesday, 02 October 2019

SENDING out a Freedom of Information request with 90% blacked out surely cannot be legal, writes T. Lang.

Repairs are for visitors

Published: Wednesday, 02 October 2019

I WAS not at all surprised to read of the choice of locks to be repaired on the Leicester Section writes James Henry.

Booking needed for Bingley Five Rise

Published: Wednesday, 02 October 2019

FOR the winter period there will be no regular volunteer lock keepers on Bingley Five Rise lock flight.

CaRT 'cover-up' over Whaley Bridge

Published: Tuesday, 01 October 2019

THE Canal & River Trust have released a report concerning the Whaley Bridge  Reservoir collapse but heavily censored.

Pillings Flood Lock now operational

Published: Sunday, 29 September 2019

THOUGH there are flood warnings for Loughborough issued this morning (Monday) Pillings Flood Lock has obviously been repaired and closed.

Victor: A hasty retreat

Published: Sunday, 29 September 2019

IT WAS a hasty retreat indeed from the Soar at the end of our cruise.

Volunteers are instructed differently

Published: Friday, 27 September 2019

REGARDING Victor's comments about the volunteers at Foxton, I believe they are instructed differently from proper lock keepers, writes Helen Cripps.

Too much hassle

Published: Friday, 27 September 2019

THE reason we no longer use the waterway from Foxton to Leicester is that it is too much hassle, writes Jim Cracken.

Rochdale Nine closed

Published: Friday, 27 September 2019

A BROKEN lock gate has closed the Rochdale Nine in Manchester.