North Stratford remains closed

Published: Friday, 05 August 2022

THE lock gate coming out of its cup is not to be a quick fix but will take more days.

Environment Agency stops Chesterfield drawing water

Published: Friday, 05 August 2022

THE Environment Agency has again stopped the Chesterfield Canal Trust from drawing water from the Rother for the restored section east of Norwood Tunnel.

Harecastle abruptly closed yesterday

Published: Friday, 05 August 2022

WITH very little prior warning Harecastle Tunnel was shut yesterday, Thursday,  for the day to allow the water level to rise.

Lock gate failures occurring too often

Published: Thursday, 04 August 2022

YET another lock gate coming out of its cup must really show that they need attention.

New chairman for Canal & River Trust

Published: Thursday, 04 August 2022

DAVID ORR, CBE, IS  proposed for appointment as next Canal & River Trust chairman.

Vandals blamed for low water

Published: Thursday, 04 August 2022

LOW level of water on the Chesterfield is blamed on vandals.

Licence fees up 8% in total

Published: Wednesday, 03 August 2022

THE Canal & River Trust has announced an inflationary rise of 4% in boat licence fees from 1st October 2022.

CaRT ignore Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony in Birmingham

Published: Wednesday, 03 August 2022

AS ALLAN Richards has observed CaRT have much to be embarrassed about, writes Andrew Bailes.

Picked the right time

Published: Wednesday, 03 August 2022

HAVING just returned from a seven weeks cruise down to Oxford and on the Thames it seems we picked the right time to do so, writes Martin Howes.

What a bloody mess!

Published: Monday, 01 August 2022

LET us tell you of the 'Navigation: Closed' examples during July.