Canal society on brink of being dissolved

Published: Thursday, 07 October 2021

IT HAS been announced that the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal Society has been on the brink of being dissolved for the past 18 months or so.

No hurry to repair

Published: Thursday, 07 October 2021

BOATERS—us included—are discovering water points out of action.

Half term Chesterfield Canal cruises

Published: Thursday, 07 October 2021

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust will be running half-term cruises from Hollingwood Hub.

Most leaking lock—5

Published: Thursday, 07 October 2021

AS I UNDERSTAND I'm the longest contributor to your pages I feel I should offer my leaking lock, writes James Henry.

Criminals to clear rubbish from the waterways

Published: Wednesday, 06 October 2021

THE new Justice Secretary, Dominic Raab, has intimated that criminals will be used to clear rubbish from the waterways.

The beginning of this new direction

Published: Wednesday, 06 October 2021

THE incessant reports of navigation failures and CaRT operational failures all demonstrate the lack of funds CaRT receive and the wasteful policies of its management, writes Howard Clarke.

Snapped paddle rods close canal—but now re-opened

Published: Wednesday, 06 October 2021

BOTH paddle rods on a lock gate have snapped closing the Staffs & Worcs.

Restorations suffered the same fate

Published: Wednesday, 06 October 2021

WE SAW the waterways as a 'hidden treasure', writes Jennifer MacGillivray.

Boat stuck in lock

Published: Wednesday, 06 October 2021

A BOAT is stuck in a Leeds & Liverpool Canal lock.

The most leaking lock—4

Published: Wednesday, 06 October 2021

BARTON Turns lock on the Trent & Mersey is another whose cill is ready to bust.