Body in lock stops Thames navigation

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2021

WHEN a body was recovered from Boulter's Lock the police immediately closed two locks on the Thames.

Bilgeaway gets RCR water pollution award

Published: Wednesday, 02 June 2021

DEFINITELY not an award for water pollution however, we hasten to add!

London’s boaters to descend on Hackney to defend the right to moor

Published: Monday, 31 May 2021

ONCE again the Lee in Hackney will again be filled with a flotilla of boats, all protesting against the Canal & River Trust's introduction of new mooring restrictions on the Lower Lee.

Reflections of an Ancient Boater—Fradley Junction's Heyday?

Published: Monday, 31 May 2021

THINGS are looking up. Spring has arrived!

More days on the Bridgewater Canal

Published: Monday, 31 May 2021

THE allowable time for free use of the Bridgewater Canal has been increased.

Victor tells they should know 'the method of repair' by now

Published: Saturday, 29 May 2021

NAVIGATION on the Weaver is closed—yet again—this time at Saltersford Large Lock owing to a snapped collar strap.

Big Lock footbridge reinstated

Published: Saturday, 29 May 2021

IT WAS way back in June of last year that the footbridge at Big Lock on the Trent & Mersey was removed.

A new record

Published: Saturday, 29 May 2021

A NEW record for a breach repair—18 weeks!

Another 'paddle obstuction' closes Huddersfield Narrow

Published: Saturday, 29 May 2021

FOLLOWING on the 'paddle obstruction' that closed Lock 10E on the Huddersfield Narrow, there is a further one closing the waterway.

Wyrley & Essington Canal reopens

Published: Friday, 28 May 2021

THE police incident on the Wyrley & Essington Canal that caused the waterway to be closed has now reopened.